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Evening dress in deep purple plisse silk chiffon resist-dyed in magenta, yellow and orange floral

Geoffrey Beene1967/1969

Museum of the City of New York

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

Evening dress in deep purple plisse silk chiffon resist-dyed in magenta, yellow and orange floral spots with red centers; fitted drop-waist bodice, full double-layer skirt; full-length; high asymmetric neckline in front, open back; proper left shoulder strap holding full-length floating scarf, two streamers; horsehair stiffened hem; proper left side zipper; purple chiffon lining. Label: Geoffrey Beene. Worn by Laura Johnson (Mrs. Raymond Johnson.)

Details

  • Title: Evening dress in deep purple plisse silk chiffon resist-dyed in magenta, yellow and orange floral
  • Creator: Geoffrey Beene
  • Date Created: 1967/1969
  • Provenance: Worn by Laura Johnson (Mrs. Raymond Johnson.)
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Resist dyeing, Chiffon, Horsehair, Silk (textile)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Geoffrey Beene

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