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Woman's bolero

Woman's cream-colored bolero. Black pleated satin collar. Black piping at shoulders and sleeve cuffs. Jacket decorated with large black sequins, large black beads and black pompoms. Interior Label: (black stitch on white writing) GEOFFERY BEENE

Provenance

1990's, sold by Geoffrey Beene Boutique, New York, NY to Maisie Houghton, Boston, MA; 2013, gift of Houghton to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Maisie Houghton

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, about 2000

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.193

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, fulled; embroidered with plastic paillettes, balls, and pompoms

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes