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.
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