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Dress - American - 1909-11

Dress to 11 - American - silk, metal by Mrs. Dunstan, well-known New York dressmaker that made use of elements in this dress such as the bolero - and- vestee configuration. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jacqueline Kennedy’s State Dinner Dress, a silk and crepe chiffon gown designed by Oleg Cassini, 1961. One of many First Ladies' ensembles in the collection at the Smithsonian Museum of American History, available by clicking through to Flickr.

Jacqueline Kennedy’s State Dinner Dress. Yellow silk evening gown with an overlay of crepe chiffon designed by Oleg Cassini. Kennedy wore the dress in 1961 for the administration’s first state dinner, for Tunisian president Habib Bourguiba.

Rose wool and silk ensemble (front, without jacket), by James McCreery & Company, American (New York City), ca. 1907. This detailed American day ensemble is finely detailed example of the period. According to the donor, Mrs. Philip J. Roosevelt, it was worn by her sister Gladys Roosevelt. The donor was a cousin to Theodore Roosevelt.

This detailed American day ensemble is finely detailed example of the period. According to the donor, Mrs. Philip J. Roosevelt, it was worn by her sister Gladys Roosevelt." The donor was a cousin to Theodore Roosevelt

Afternoon dress, American, ca. 1882. Olive ribbed silk & silk velvet. Probably made from European textiles, which were most likely woven in Lyons, France. Front panel of voided velvet has stylized floral pattern that recalls antique Italian and Ottoman textiles depicting pomegranates or carnations. Fashion Institute of Technology

Afternoon dress, American, ca. Probably made from European textiles, which were most likely woven in Lyons, France. Front panel of voided velvet has stylized.

1900-1910's shoes

Dinner oxfords Charles Strohbeck, Inc. Date: Culture: American Medium: leather Dimensions: 6 x 9 in.

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