Evening dress 1898 of American origin. Ivory satin gown sweeps back into a short semi-circular train. Skirt is overlaid with finely embroidered & beaded black lace. In addition, a black lace & ivory satin bolero jacket sets off this piece ~ long sleeves.
Evening dress Designer: Geoffrey Beene (American, Haynesville, Louisiana New York) Date: ca. 1978 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 51 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Rosalind Jacobs, 2005