“Green Swirls”
Designed by Michael Travis, 1968
Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Cindy Birdsong

Material & Embellishments: Screen-printed foulard gown beaded with various hues of green and citrine beads with pink bugle beads and crystal rose montees.

Notable TV Appearances: T.C.B. (NBC-TV – December 9, 1968)

Other notable facts:

  • The Supremes wore these gowns in promotional photos for their 1968 TV special, T.C.B., with the Temptations.

Displayed in Reflections: The Mary Wilson Supreme Legacy Gown Collection exhibit

  • Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame & Museum | Cleveland, Ohio (April-September 2004)
  • Detroit Historical Society | Detroit, Michigan (July 2005-February 2006)
  • Long Island Museum | Stony Brook, New York (July-October 2007)
  • Victoria & Albert Museum | London, England (May-October 2008)
  • Experience Music Project | Seattle, Washington (June-September 2010)
  • The African-American Museum | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (January-June 2013)

Displayed in Legends Of Motown: The Supremes exhibit

  • The Grammy Museum | Los Angeles, California (June 2015-May 2016)
  • The Grammy Museum Mississippi | Cleveland, Mississippi (March-September 2018)
  • Prudential Center | Newark, New Jersey (October 2019-April 2020)