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Woman's four-piece suit

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Woman's suit with over-the-head blouse of black chiffon patterned with beige flowers, front and sleeves appliqued with black and beige lace, neck and cuffs gathered with ruffle collar and cuff; full shirt of chiffon shirred at waist and trimmed at hem with lace, black nylon underskirt trimmed at...

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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 1982

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back (blouse): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Length (skirt): 86.4 cm (34 in.) Center back (jacket): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.) Length x width: 168.9 x 9.5 cm (66 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon) with supplementary continuous clipped patterning wefts and rayon machine lace; leather tie belt


Textiles and Fashion Arts