Evening dress in copper-toned gold lamé with belt and attached necklaces

Geoffrey Beene1965/1975

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY, United States

A: Evening dress in copper-toned puckered and bonded gold lamé; above-knee length; unfitted bodice; stand-up collar; plastron applied from collar base to below waist; long bishop sleeves, triple snap barrell cuffs; slightly raised waist; lightly gathered skirt; gold braid outlining neck armholes, cuffs and irregularly spaced on lower skirt, matching band at hem; attached gold-wash India bell necklace with central pendant stitched to collar base, two goldtone chains hanging from neck at shoulder seams with bell tassels set with red and turquoise stones; center back zipper closure; tan taffeta bodice lining; off-white organza slip lining. B: Matching belt; three gold braid bands; hidden double-hook front closure, tan leather facing. Label, A: Geoffrey Beene.


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