GEOFFREY BEENE A/W 1968 Brown Winter White Silk Faille Evening Gown Dress

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Vintage Fall-Winter 1968 Geoffrey Beene evening dress. Dress was purchased at Bergdorf Goodman on the Plaza New York and is dated November 21, 1968 on interior tag. Dress is ivory and brown silk faille. Vest-like bodice with button detail at pleated cumberbun waistband. Long sleeves button at cuffs. Very full skirt with two pockets. Dress buttons at front and closes at back with two zippers. Lined. Very similar to a dress in the Metropolitan Museum of Art permanent collections (2001.393.7). There is no fabric content label, however this dress is crafted of silk and lined in rayon or polyester. There is no size label, therefore please refer to measurements to insure a proper fit.

Measurements:
Shoulder: 15" (seam to seam)
Sleeve: 22.5" (shoulder seam to cuff)
Chest: 34" (armpit to armpit)
Waist: 25" (narrowest point)
Hip: Full
Total Length: 57.5" (measured on back, shoulder seam to hem)
Details
Designer
Geoffrey Beene
Brand
Geoffrey Beene
Place of Origin
United States
Period
1960-1969
Condition
Excellent. Faint spotting to the ivory faille and extremely faint underarm discoloration. Please refer to photos..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
Thiensville, WI
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU54131954493
About The Seller
Address
E-Collectique Luxury Resale
174 S Main St
Thiensville WI 53092
US
(262) 649-4769
1stdibs Dealer since 2016 Located in Thiensville, WI