• Dress

    Field, Leiter & Co. (distributor)

    Two-piece dress of off white satin brocade trimmed with dark yellow taffeta and off white silk thread fringe trim. Bodice (a) with self-fabric covered buttons and elbow-length sleeves. Square neckline…

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  • Cayuga Faith keeper's Outfit

    Adult costume with black ribbon (a), blue ribbon (b), pink kerchief (c), blue shawl (d), ribbons (e), silver beads (f), white beads (g), blue skirt (h), and leggings (i). Used by woman, a fortune tell…

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  • Drawing: Cocktail dress with scalloped hem

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in black and dark umber Conté crayon on drawing paper.

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  • Drawing: Bra top

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in India ink with a brush on paper.

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  • Dress with detachable train

    Dress (a) of off white panne velvet. Unadorned, round-necked, long-sleeved bodice, with pearl- and crystal-beaded square embellishments at hip. Skirt falls below the knee. Detachable train (b) of off…

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  • Dress

    Dior, Christian (designer), Marshall Field & Company (distributor)

    Dress, day-style, of light brown wool. Button-down bodice with spread collar; short cuffed sleeves. Center front closure has three plastic buttons. Wide pleats start at bustline. Skirt falls just belo…

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  • La Sirène

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress of dark blue silk crepe, with high rounded neck, padded shoulders, and pleated short sleeves. Pin tucked panels in center front and back secures drapes flow to sides. Long zip closure at center…

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  • Overcoat

    Liberty & Co. (designer)

    Wrap of black satin with orange pink voided velvet on a dark red ground. Overall shape is rectangular; armholes emerge halfway from center of top side. Black tassels at upper corners.

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  • Dress

    Robina (Paris, France) (designer)

    Dress of black silk with pink and green accents. Fitted bodice (a) with small standing collar; long leg-o-mutton sleeves. Black boned silk satin stomacher trimmed with green and pink ribbons, as well…

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  • Drawing: Dress with décolleté and draped skirt

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in 2 shades of umber Conté crayon. On two sheets of paper attached by hide glue.

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  • Dress

    Kelly, Patrick, 1954-1990 (designer)

    Dress of black wool jersey. Mock turtleneck. Padded shoulders and long fitted sleeves. Front of dress features a stylized image of the Eiffel Tower rendered with silver-colored metal buttons on plasti…

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  • Ensemble: dress, cape, headdress

    Givenchy, Hubert de, 1927- (designer), Marshall Field & Company (distributor)

    Dress (a), wedding-style, of off white silk gazar. Scoop neckline. Wrist-length sleeves with three-button closure. Empire waistline. Ankle-length skirt with demi-train. Cape (b) of off white silk gaza…

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  • Dress

    Douellieut (Paris, France) (creator)

    Dress of white taffeta embellished with pastel florals. Bodice (a) has square neckline and taffeta-and-net cap sleeves. Decorative buttons at center front. Decorated throughout with blue, pink, and gr…

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  • Girdle

    Lily of France (Firm) (manufacturer)

    Girdle of black elasticized fabric. Strapless. Black lace bra cups with wire support. Bone casing in center front. Black satin diamond-shaped panel at front across pelvic region. Center back hook and…

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  • Sari shawl

    Shawl with gauze white fabric over pattern red and black stitched fabric, bric-a-brac edge around all sides.

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  • Drawing: Wrap evening dress with cut-out shoulder

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Drawing rendered in felt tip pen on drawing paper.

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  • Drawing: Ball gown with décolleté princess seaming

    Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist), James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Photostat. Design drawing of a ball gown.

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  • Dress

    Dress of black velvet with white synthetic moiré collar and cuffs: wide standing collar; long sleeves with turned-up cuffs, two silver-colored snaps on either cuff; five faux white buttons down center…

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  • Dress

    Dress of pink silk faille. Bodice, cap sleeves, and proper left front panel of skirt covered with net embroidered with silk thread. Frayed silk grosgrain ribbon trim wraps diagonally across bust from…

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  • Evening dress

    Blass, Bill (designer), Saks Fifth Avenue (distributor)

    Evening dress; of black silk jersey with pleated white cotton organdy applique: one thin shoulder strap attaches at left shoulder diagonally across to right of center back; sheath style, with large wh…

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