A striking two piece evening dress from Geoffrey Beene is done in a combination of black wool jersey and black satin. The center part of the top and the entire skirt are made from the satin. The rest of the top is jersey. The skirt is finished with a wide band of horsehair at the hemline.
Geoffrey Beene Vintage Gold Metallic Pearl Belted Gown
Jacket Designer: Geoffrey Beene (American, Haynesville, Louisiana 1927–2004 New York) Date: spring/summer 1994 Culture: American Medium: synthetic, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 23 3/4 in. (60.3 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Geoffrey Beene, 2001