• 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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  • Ku Klux Klan's robe and hood

    a) Robe of dark brown linen. Trimmed with white linen bands with center row of cut-out diamond shapes. b) Hood of dark brown and white linen. Top part of hood is brown with stiffened triangular piece…

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  • Ensemble: jacket and skirt

    Monsieur LaFerrière (designer)

    Suit of black ribbed silk. Jacket (a), waist-length, with wide collar, left front button closure, and long puffed sleeves, trimmed with panels of black and yellow wool. Skirt (b), floor-length, also t…

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  • Ensemble: dress and bolero

    Donna Karan International (designer)

    Dress (a) of black silk taffeta. Strapless; gathered across neckline with elastic. Natural waist. Voluminous floor-length skirt with balloon hem. Bolero (b) of self-fabric. No collar; long, baggy slee…

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  • Ensemble: jacket, blouse, halter, skirt, belt, and bag

    Dior, Christian (designer)

    Ensemble comprised of two interchangeable bodices, skirt, belt, jacket, and matching bag. Blouse (a) of brown chiffon with bateau neckline and cap sleeves. Halter (b) of red-and-black floral-printed s…

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  • Women's ensemble

    de la Renta, Oscar (designer)

    Woman's ensemble of black wool with a paisley trim; a) dress, pleated skirt, patch pocket and center front button closure; b) coat, fur collar with front ties and hook and eye closure; c) belt, blue w…

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  • Evening dress ensemble

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

    Evening dress ensemble; tow piece, of pink silk faille: a) Evening dress of light pink faille sheath, fitted at top and wide at bottom, with high round neckline and cap sleeves. b) Bolero- Pale pink f…

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  • Ensemble: dress, hat, and veil

    Gerard, Mady (designer), Bes-Ben (Chicago, Ill.) (designer), I. Magnin & Co. (distributor)

    Dress (a) of light orange pink silk knit. Deep V-neck surrounded by V-shaped openwork inset from shoulders to waist. Set-in, fitted sleeves; wrist-length. Floor-length skirt is trimmed with four wedge…

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  • Ensemble: dress and vest

    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, 1895-1972 (designer)

    Ensemble of green yellow rayon with silver lam floral-pattern weave. Dress (a) features a boat neck and scooped back; sleeveless. Columnar silhouette. Floor-length. Vest (b), of self-fabric. Scooped b…

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  • Ensemble: blouse, skirt, and cummerbund

    Galanos, James, 1924-2016 (designer), Bergdorf Goodman (distributor)

    Dress of black silk chiffon and silk satin. Blouse (a) has jewel neckline with keyhole opening at back. Dolman sleeves. Trimmed at shoulder and arms with red sequins and bugle beads. Cuffed wrists fea…

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  • Daughters of the Regiment uniform

    Women's dress. Costume consisting of blouse, skirt, belt, jacket, hat, stockings and canteen. a) Blouse - White linen trimmed with bands of floral embroidery edged with lace ruffle around neck, wrists…

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  • WAVES military uniform

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer), United States. Navy (maker)

    WAVES uniform; three piece, of white cotton/wool twill: a) suit jacket; rounded collar, pointed lapels, embroidered WAVES insignia patches at collar point; long sleeves, two dark blue braided bands an…

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  • Women's evening ensemble

    Simmons, Elinor (designer), Malcolm Starr (Firm) (designer)

    Women's ensemble, evening; three pieces, of sheer white silk embellished with imitation pearl beads and white silk embellished with embroidery and beading, imitation pearls and crystals: a) blouse of…

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  • Women's suit

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer), Mainbocher Inc. (maker)

    Women's suit; two piece, of dark blue basket weave wool: a) jacket, of dark blue wool; V-neckline with narrow turn-down collar; wrist length sleeves; arrow shaped appliques on front below shoulder and…

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  • Dress ensemble

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer), Mainbocher Inc. (maker)

    Ensemble; two piece, of silk printed with a floral pattern of blues and greens on a white ground: a) dress; scoop neckline, sleeveless, fitted bodice; attached belt tied in bow at center front waist;…

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  • Women's day ensemble

    Cashin, Bonnie (designer), Saks Fifth Avenue (distributor)

    Women’s ensemble, day; three piece, of green-blue leather and wool jersey: a) dress of green-blue wool jersey; high standing collar, long sleeves with dropped shoulders; pockets at hip, knee length wi…

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  • WAVES uniform

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer), United States. Navy (maker)

    WAVES uniform; two piece, of blue and white cotton seersucker: a) dress; rounded standing collar; short sleeves; fitted at waist, self-fabric waistband; flared skirt, inverted box pleated at center fr…

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  • Ensemble: blouse, skirt and underskirt

    Rhodes, Zandra, 1940- (designer)

    Three-piece dress, evening-style, in black silk. Blouse (a) in silk chiffon with printed pattern in dark gray; square neck line with deep v-cut in center; cord ties at neck. Three quarter length sleev…

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  • Ensemble: tunic and trousers

    Blass, Bill (designer)

    Ensemble of silk organza printed with large abstract orange, pink, green, and orange floral design. Tunic (a) with spaghetti straps and Empire waist. Falls to mid-thigh. Zipper closure at center back…

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  • Ensemble: blouse and skirt

    Broich, Christoph, 1966- (designer)

    Ensemble of polyester. Both pieces were screen-printed with black ink while straight pins and ticks were left in the fabric; fabric is white where the pins and tucks were later removed. Blouse (a) has…

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