Long-sleeved, full-skirted cream lace dress with stripe midriff insert; black and white vest of cotton shirting with appliques. Labeled "Geoffrey Beene"
Geoffrey Beene archive; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003
Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene
Reproduced with permission.
- Designed by Geoffrey Beene, American, 1927–2004
New York, New York, United States
Center back (dress): 94 cm (37 in.) Center back (vest): 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Dress of silk plain weave, quilted, and rayon machine lace with rayon trim; petticoat of silk plain weave, buckram, and rayon fringe; vest of silk and cotton plain weave, quilted, and appliquéd with silk plain weave, lurex plain weave, and rayon trim