evening ensemble

Creation date
silk crepe, bugle beads, pearl beads
Mark Descriptions
A) dress: 46 in. B) jacket: 33 in. C) dress belt: 74 in.
Credit line
Gift of Elizabeth Weymouth
Accession number
Not Currently On View

The dress, belt and jacket of this ensemble are embroidered with bugle and pearl beads in a hexagonal pattern. Halston was particularly fond of this pattern and incorporated it in many of his creations.

The simple sleeveless dress with a deep scope neckline is worn with a superbly constructed jacket. The jacket is made from a single piece of fabric in a circular format with batwing sleeves. The sleeves circle the front and are gathered at the shoulders.

Elizabeth Weymouth, New York; through (Cora Ginsberg, Inc.) Tarrytown, New York; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art (1986).
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