Woman's suit

American
1978


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (blouse): 58.4 cm (23 in.) Length (skirt): 90.8 cm (35 3/4 in.) Center back (jacket): 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2003.367.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave, silk matelassé, ivory bead

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s suit with beige transparent wool plain weave blouse with shirred neck, tie with ivory bead; pearl gray silk matelassé unstructured jacket with elbow length sleeves, turned up cuffs, and edges finished with serger; matching skirt pleated in the front, gathered in the back, side pockets, seams and edges finished with serger. Labeled “Geoffrey Beene”

Provenance

Gift to Geoffrey Beene from Grace Mirabella; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.