Ensemble - Dress and Jacket

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Ensemble consisting of: A) Dress of cotton/polyester blend knit in black, brown and white horizontal stripes. Collarless, rounded neckline; long sleeves. Below-knee length. Last 10" of hemline is silver and black lace with tan chiffon lining. Metallic silver trim at sleeve ends, neck and between fabric changes. Invisible center back zipper with hook & eye. Unlined. Designer's label at center back to right of zipper: "Geoffrey Beene / New York" B) Jacket of silver and gold lace with black and silver ribbon trim in abstract floral patterns. Scalloped V-neck at center front opening with two globe/marble-like buttons and tailored buttonholes. ... continued below

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Beene, Geoffrey 1980~.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Beene, Geoffrey Beene, Geoffrey (b. Haynesville, Louisiana, USA, 1927 - d. New York, New York, USA, 2004)

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Ensemble consisting of:

A) Dress of cotton/polyester blend knit in black, brown and white horizontal stripes. Collarless, rounded neckline; long sleeves. Below-knee length. Last 10" of hemline is silver and black lace with tan chiffon lining. Metallic silver trim at sleeve ends, neck and between fabric changes. Invisible center back zipper with hook & eye. Unlined.

Designer's label at center back to right of zipper: "Geoffrey Beene / New York"

B) Jacket of silver and gold lace with black and silver ribbon trim in abstract floral patterns. Scalloped V-neck at center front opening with two globe/marble-like buttons and tailored buttonholes. Neck line, opening and sleeve hems trimmed in black and silver ribbon. Long sleeves with scalloped edges. Faux pocket flaps of black striped knit matching dress with silver trim. Unlined.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Geoffrey Beene / New York"

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 1980~

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  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

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  • Nov. 28, 2015, 2:51 a.m.

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Beene, Geoffrey. Ensemble - Dress and Jacket, physical object, 1980~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701398/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.