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Woman's ensemble (dress and coat)

Black and green short sleeve knee length dress with pink trim on the collar, belt, and sleeves; green skirt and black top. Labeled: "Geoffrey Beene." Green long sleeve swing coat with pink trim on the collar, along the center front, hem, pocket, and sleeves; colorful plastic buttons on center...

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Purchased by the donor, Mary Tavener Holmes, in the 1990s at Grace Jones Shop in Salado, Texas; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes

American, 1990s


Center back: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave (crepe); plastic buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts