Woman's Ensemble: Coat, Dress, and Shoes

Designed by James Galanos, American, born 1924. Shoes made by Evins, New York. Worn by Catherine Galanos-Burpulis.

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
Fall 1958

Medium:
Voided silk velvet, mink

Dimensions:
Dress (Length): 41 inches (104.1 cm) Coat (Length): 43 1/2 inches (110.5 cm) Shoes (Length): 9 1/2 inches (24.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
2001-114-1a,b;2a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Catherine Galanos-Burpulis, the designer's oldest sister, 2001

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Label:
Galanos made this ensemble, with matching shoes by David Evins, for his sister. Animal patterns such as the dramatic voided velvet fabric used here were a favorite of the designer throughout his career.