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Three-piece ensemble (jacket, pants, sash)

Short-sleeve jacket of yellow silk quilted in long vertical rows, with sleeves of blue silk printed with floral design (lined in this same blue fabric) and a bib section at the front with two inset panels of printed silk on beige ground. Trimmed along all edges with gold lame and with hot pink...

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Signed

Interior label (jacket): "GEOFFREY BEENE" Interior label (pants): "GEOFFREY BEENE" Original customer tag from Bergdorf Goodman also present.

Provenance

1980s, purchased by Lizbeth Krupp, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2012, gift of Krupp to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Lizbeth Krupp

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1983

Object Place

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Length (pants): 106.7 cm (42 in.) Length (sash): 116.2 cm (45 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1053.1-3

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, lame

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes