Day ensemble comprising canary yellow silk dress and dark turquoise linen coat

Donald Brooks1963/1973

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

A: Shift dress in canary yellow silk poult-de-soie; knee-length; bodice composed of layered symmetrical square panels; jewel neckline; sleeveless; high waistline center front, natural sides and back; skirt gathered at waist; hip seam pockets; four self-covered button center back closure in bodice, center back zipper closure in skirt; unlined. B: Single-breasted A-line coat in dark turquoise linen plain-weave; knee-length; bodice similarly composed of square panels ending at high waist; cardigan neckline; bracelet-length sleeves; hip seam pockets; two self-covered dome button and snap closure; canary yellow silk poult-de-soie lining. Labels, A-B: Donald Brooks.

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