Costume and Textiles
Woman's Ensemble: Coat, Dress, and ShoesMade in United States, North and Central America
Designed by James Galanos, American, born 1924. Shoes made by Evins, New York. Worn by Catherine Galanos-Burpulis.
Voided silk velvet, mink
Currently not on view
2001-114-1a,b;2a,bGift of Catherine Galanos-Burpulis, the designer's oldest sister, 2001
LabelGalanos 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.