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Object Name Dress
Date 1980s
Description Woman's silk dress with sash.
a) Dress: olive green silk, with purple silk facing and lapel. Silk is jacquard horizontal self-stripe. Long-sleeves; asymmetrical front with single faux lapel; hidden slit at front side. Calf-length, loose & boxy, unlined.
Labels: sewn-in at CB "Geoffrey Beene New York", bottom side seam "Saks Fifth Avenue"; hang tag "Style W, Size M, Price 6-"
b) Sash: silk and suede; purple silk jacquard vertical self-stripe, backed with olive green suede. Wider CF, narrows to tips, meant to be wrapped and tied.
Object ID 2012.19.2a-b
Provenance Donor purchased second-hand at Bargain Basket Junior League shop in Des Moines, Iowa.
People & Trade Names Beene, Geoffrey