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Woman's dress with matching jacket

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Dress with full skirt of yellow silk faille printed with purple spots, gathered into corset waist of turquoise silk plain weave and upper bodice of cotton shirting with fine white and lavender stripes, seams trimmed with silver lamé. Matching yellow and purple printed silk faille bolero quilted...

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Geoffrey Beene archive; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene


Reproduced with permission.

American, Spring 1987

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back (dress): 132.1 cm (52 in.) Center back (jacket): 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (faille) and cotton plain weave; jacket lined with quilted cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts