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Woman's evening ensemble

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Short, strapless black silk dress with black silk crepe skirt with matching black silk satin jacket both embroidered with multicolored flowers.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, Fall 1989

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in.); center back (jacket): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.687.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and plain weave (crepe), embroidered with polychrome threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes