• Dress and slip

    Vionnet, Madeleine, 1876-1975 (designer)

    Dress (a), evening-style, of gray silk chiffon. Rhinestone and glass beads embroidery on waist from front to back. Hem falls to just above the ankle in front and to the floor at sides and back. Train…

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  • Ensemble: dress, jacket, and belt

    Schiaparelli, Elsa, 1890-1973 (designer), Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, of embroidered light pink silk crepe. Dress (a), sleeveless, with low, square neck in front and a V-shape in back. Dress is cut straight to the knee and then flares slightly to t…

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  • 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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  • Women's evening coat

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer)

    Women's evening coat; of blue, red, black and yellow wool woven in diamond pattern: double breasted evening coat, turn-down collar, long straight sleeves; two pockets with flaps at hips; six buttons d…

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  • Evening dress

    Beene, Geoffrey (designer), I. Magnin & Co. (distributor)

    Evening dress; of black wool jersey covered in red sequins with black bead dots surrounded with small white bugle beads: high, jewel neckline, covered in a thick round band of small red beads; long cl…

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  • Overcoat

    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, 1895-1972 (designer)

    Coat, evening-style, of blue gray silk moiré. High, rounded neckline. Center front opening with hook-and-eye fastening at neck. Semicircular elbow-length capelet over shoulders attaches at neckline. W…

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  • Dress

    Valentino, 1932- (designer), Marshall Field & Company (distributor)

    Dress, evening-style, of printed silk. Emerald green ground with design of black panthers outlined with white details. Some of the panthers' eyes are studded with rhinestones. High, rounded neckline a…

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  • Dress

    Callot Soeurs (Firm) (designer)

    Dress (a), evening-style, with net shoulder straps. Large pendant of pearls and beads hangs from neckline at front. Detachable train (b) of metallic brocade printed with birds and flowers in orange pi…

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  • Tree

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress of light pink silk taffeta. Sweetheart bodice with thin straps. Fabric is shirred horizontally, with the shirring creating slight V-shapes from the bust to knee area. The bodice and upper hips a…

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  • Dress

    Worth, Charles Frédérick, 1825-1895 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, of light blue and white floral silk moiré. Bodice (a) has scooped neckline, pleating at shoulders, three-quarter sleeves. Lace trimming at neckline and cuffs; additional light bl…

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  • Dress

    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, 1895-1972 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, of black cotton velvet. V-neck; elbow sleeves; Empire waist; self-fabric bow at center front waist; inverted V-shaped pleat at waist; floor-length skirt; center back closure.

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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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  • Ensemble: dress and jacket

    Beene, Geoffrey, 1924-2004 (designer), I. Magnin & Co. (distributor)

    Dress (a) of brown and white cotton bodice, sleeveless with brown trim and flower-shaped buttons; fitted waist of tortoise color sequins; grey and white stripped silk; full ankle-length skirt, pleated…

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  • Ensemble: dress and jacket

    Halston, 1932-1990 (designer)

    Ensemble, evening-style, of green silk chiffon. Dress (a) of halter style with multiple layers of chiffon, gathered at bottom of front and back neckline. Halter ties in knot at back. Jacket is a singl…

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  • Women's evening cape

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

    Women's cape, of black velvet trimmed with dark brown mink fur: attached turndown collar, collar and center-front edges trimmed with mink; velvet ties at neckline, hidden button-tab closure extensions…

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  • Evening dress

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer)

    Evening dress; of light blue-green silk satin embroidered with clear, blue and pink sequin in a floral motif: dress, high round neckline, sleeveless, fitted bodice, attached belt covered with pink seq…

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  • Dress

    Mori, Hanae (designer)

    Dress of multicolored silk, comprised of a sheer caftan over a floor-length sleeveless dress; floor-length; light brown, black, red, and dark blue. Caftan has a round neck with smocking that extends o…

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  • Dress

    Chaumont, Marcelle, b. 1871 (designer)

    Dress (a), evening-style, of red crepe romaine. One-shouldered style with supplementary loop of fabric hanging diagonally over the body from proper left shoulder to proper right thigh. Floor-length. S…

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