• 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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  • Overcoat

    Coat of white silk moiré. Embroidered with white silk thread and opaque crystal beads. Wide, bell-shaped sleeves. Hip length; back curves out to allow for bustle on wearer's dress. White silk fringe a…

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  • Clover

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, with silver-colored silk satin bodice and attached dark gray taffeta skirt. Bodice has wide neckline with tulip sleeves, which are supported by a lining of horsehair braiding, sy…

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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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  • Mary Todd Lincoln's cape

    Evening cape of black velvet, full length and circular with fitted shoulders. Narrow black and white silk cord around neck forms ties and ends of cord are finished with large black and white tassels.…

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  • Dress

    Callot Soeurs (Firm) (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, of light green silk charmeuse with blue green side panels. V-shaped neckline in front and back; sleeveless; hem falls to knee in front, and to the ankles in back; irregular hem l…

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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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  • Vest

    Vest of off white silk satin with green shamrock embroidery. Self-fabric lapels. Single-breasted, closing from proper left over right with four self-fabric covered buttons. Three slit pockets: one on…

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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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  • Vest

    Wallin & O'Connell (creator)

    Vest of beige silk satin with silk thread embroidered border and center front three-button closure.

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  • Dress

    Poiret, Paul, 1879-1944 (designer)

    Dress of light pink orange chiffon, with white silk underskirt and train. High-waisted bodice and overskirt embroidered with gold-colored medallions. White lace yoke and elbow-length sleeves. Train ba…

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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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  • Quilted Korean socks

    Padded, white speckled brown sock.

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  • Drawing: Ball gown with tiered skirt

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

    Drawing is in two shades of Conté crayon (dark umber and red-brown). On two sheets of drawing paper mounted on board. The papers are taped with self-adhesive tape.

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  • Drawing: Wrap overcoat with dolman sleeves

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

    Drawing rendered in dark umber Conté crayon on paper.

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  • Dress

    Valentina, ca.1899-1989 (designer)

    Dress of off white silk organdy patterned with crossed black lines. Straight, low neckline with 1" thick straps. Wide self-fabric ruffle at bust. Center front buttons from top hem to navel; buttons ar…

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  • Drawing: Evening dress with balloon skirt

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

    Photostat. Original drawing rendered in felt-tip pen.

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  • Dress

    Worth, Charles Frédérick, 1825-1895 (designer), House of Worth (Firm) (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, of yellow silk satin. Bodice (a) has low, wide neckline embroidered with silver-colored cord and rhinestones, trimmed with silk fabric flowers at front. Pattern pieces create the…

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  • Dress and slip

    Dress (a) of light blue silk. Heavily embellished with floral embroidery in browns, blues, and greens; blue and brown beading throughout. Sleeveless. Trimmed at proper left shoulder with fabric flower…

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