• Dress

    Worth, Charles Frédérick, 1825-1895 (designer), Worth and Bobergh (designer)

    Dress of striped dark and light brown silk brocade and velvet. Long bodice (a) with portrait neckline trimmed in brown green satin; off white lace cuffs. Skirt (b) with brown green satin back panel th…

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  • Dress

    Lucien Lelong (Firm) (creator)

    Dress, evening-style, of green silk velvet. Ruching at center neck creates V-shaped neckline; draping at back. Elbow-length wing sleeves. Bias-cut, ankle-length skirt. Lining of green silk taffeta.

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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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  • Evening dress and stole

    Bohan, Marc (designer), Christian Dior (Firm) (maker)

    Evening dress and stole; two piece, of light gray net embroidered with rhinestones, crystal beads, silver leaves and sequins: a) dress; strapless, sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice; attached narrow b…

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  • Drawing: Evening dress

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

    Drawing rendered in felt-tip pen on paper.

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  • Evening dress

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer)

    Evening dress; two piece, of light gray-brown tulle over a light gray-brown silk satin: a) overdress of light gray-brown tulle; sleeveless, square neckline; ruffle attaches at hip to mid-thigh over a…

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  • Petal

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style. Sleeveless sweetheart bodice of black velvet; peplum of black silk satin comprised of petal-shaped pieces; and voluminous pleated floor-length skirt of white silk taffeta.

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  • Drawing: Evening dress with demi-cape

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

    Drawing rendered in black Conté crayon. On two sheets of paper flush mounted on an illustration board.

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  • Dress

    Versace, Gianni (designer)

    Dress of silk jersey printed with faces of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean in red, blue, yellow, green, purple, and black. Sleeveless. Chest and straps embellished with multicolored beads and rhinestone…

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  • Evening dress

    Versace, Gianni (designer)

    Evening dress; of black chain mail with gold and silver geometric designs and rhinestones: wide square neckline, black satin trim on neckline and cuffs; shoulder pads, long draped sleeves; ankle lengt…

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  • Dress

    Lacroix, Christian, 1951- (designer)

    Dress of printed silk organza; fabric features pink, red, and yellow roses and green leaves on a black ground. Strapless. Conical-shaped pieces are sewn to the dress with black bow trim just under the…

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  • Delphos

    Fortuny, Mariano, 1871-1949 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, in blue silk. Dress (a) of blue green pleated silk. Tubular silhouette. Sleeveless, with a wide scooped neckline. Trimmed at side seams and armscyes with clear glass beads. Sash…

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  • Evening dress

    Hulitar, Philip (designer), Millie B. Oppenheimer Inc. (distributor)

    Evening dress; of black raw silk bodice, white silk chiffon skirt trimmed with black sequins and large stylized swirling horse design: wide scooped-neck, sleeveless; fitted bodice with a dropped waist…

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  • Dress

    Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971 (designer)

    Dress of dark purple blue silk net and crochet. Completely covered with tiny iridescent paillettes, which are sewn onto the yarn strands. V-shaped neckline with fold-over collar, which trails down the…

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  • Dress

    Halston, 1932-1990 (designer), I. Magnin & Co. (distributor)

    Dress, evening-style, of black silk chiffon. Halter-style neck with single hook closure at nape. V-shaped neckline. Dress is ornamented by a self-fabric ruffle traveling up from the bottom hem, around…

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  • Evening dress

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer)

    Evening dress; of off-white wool crepe with gold colored metal trim: jewel neckline, cap sleeves, loose fitting bodice with two large bands of gold, white and black beading; fitted waist, attached sel…

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  • Dress

    Oscar de la Renta (Firm) (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, of black, yellow, and silver-colored brocade. Dress pattern is similar in appearance to a kimono. Fabric features abstract floral and geometric patterns. Bodice closes proper rig…

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  • Dress with stole

    Groult, Nicole, 1887-1967 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, of off white satin. Side neckline in front; V-shaped in back; sleeveless. Embroidered flower and leaf design of gold-colored and orange thread at left shoulder and at right back…

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  • Drawing: Strapless ball gown with bouffant skirt

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

    Drawing in India ink with a brush and India ink with a pen. On four sheets of paper flush-mounted and edge-butted on a thick illustration board (1/8 inch thick).

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  • Dress

    House of Worth (Firm) (designer)

    Dress of yellow silk velvet with white silk satin scroll pattern. Fitted bodice has low, square neck trimmed with sequin-embroidered net and black velvet ribbon. Shoulder straps covered in fabric flow…

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