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Woman's evening dress

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Black silk charmeuse halter dress trimmed with silver Lurex with triangular "illusion" insert at midriff.

Provenance

Geoffrey Beene archive; Gift to the MFA, October 27, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, Fall 1984

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Center back: 114.9 cm (45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.686

Medium or Technique

Silk satin (charmeuse), silk plain weave, Lurex

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes