• Drawing: Cocktail dress with halter top

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

    Drawing rendered in brown umber Conté crayon. On two sheets of drawing paper taped with self-adhesive tape.

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  • Mystre

    Dior, Christian (designer)

    Dress of black silk crepe. Fitted bodice. Two thin straps attached to center front of bodice, forming a Y shape. Gathering at bust; pleats at center back fall into train. A-line skirt; hem is ankle-le…

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  • Drawing: Cocktail dress with bell-shaped skirt

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

    Drawing is rendered in dark umber Conté crayon on paper.

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  • Dress

    Dior, Christian (designer), Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)

    Two-piece dress of black silk faille. Bodice (a) is fitted, with a square neckline. Sleeveless, with 2" wide straps. Long, hip-length peplum. Center back zipper closure. Skirt (b) is voluminous, with…

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  • Dress

    Dior, Christian (designer), Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)

    Dress, cocktail-style, of black wool crepe. Scooped neckline with shawl collar. Bodice front has velvet inset, slightly gathered and decorated with a large black velvet bow. Three-quarter length batwi…

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  • Dress and petticoat

    Dior, Christian (designer)

    Dress, cocktail-style, of red silk taffeta. Fitted bodice (a) with wide, open neckline that sits off the shoulders; fabric tucks over itself in front, creating a fold over collar. Self-fabric bow at l…

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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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  • Ensemble: dress, jacket, and collar

    Dior, Christian (designer)

    Dress (a) of dark blue silk taffeta. Strapless, fitted bodice has sweetheart neckline. Bouffant skirt with pleated waistline. Falls below the knee. Jacket (b) of self-fabric. Short and fitted, with de…

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  • Drawing: Cocktail dress with halter top

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

    Drawing rendered in dark umber Conté crayon. On two sheets of drawing paper taped with masking tape.

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  • Drawing: Cocktail dress with flounce

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

    Drawing rendered in dark umber Conté crayon. On two sheets of overlapping paper taped with self-adhesive tape. The overlapping area has been painted over.

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  • Dress

    Dior, Christian (designer), Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)

    Dress (a) of light green silk taffeta. Bodice has attached shawl that covers shoulders and high back. Bodice fabric is draped, pleated, and tucked. Natural waist. A-line skirt flares out from pleating…

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  • Cocktail dress

    Galanos, James, 1924-2016 (designer), Blum's Vogue (Chicago, Ill.) (distributor)

    Cocktail dress; of black wool jersey and black silk chiffon: strapless, fitted bodice with panel of silk chiffon that attaches at either side of center front armscye and covers the tops of the shoulde…

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  • Drawing: Cocktail dress with bell-shaped skirt

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

    Drawing is rendered in dark umber Conté crayon on paper.

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  • Cocktail dress

    de la Renta, Oscar (designer), Lord & Taylor (distributor)

    Dress; of red textured silk: a) dress; ruffle at neckline, short puffy sleeves, fitted to waist; slight gathers at waist, straight skirt, just below knee length, ruffle at hem; back has a deep V neckl…

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