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  1. Cocktail dress

    de la Renta, Oscar (designer); Lord & Taylor (distributor)
    Dress; of red textured silk: a) dress; ruffle at neckline, short puffy sleeves, fitted to waist; slight gathers at waist, straight skirt, just below knee length, ruffle at hem; back has a deep V neckline, wrap closure at waist, ruffles along all the edges from shoulders to hem; b) sash of matching material; worn around the waist and tied.

  2. 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 faille with round neckline. Neckline and armholes are edged with pink, pearl and rhinestone beads and silver filagree flowers and balls attached to pink crocheted silk band.

  3. Evening dress

    Saint Laurent, Yves (designer); Christian Dior (Firm) (maker)
    Evening dress of light purple silk faille; bodice is net, embroidered in silver thread, rhinestones and sequins; scoop neckline; elbow-length raglan sleeves; fitted at waist, floor-length, full pleated skirt.

  4. Dress

    Bohan, Marc (designer); Christian Dior (Firm) (maker)
    Dress; two piece, of dark grey wool: a) jacket, of matching material; round neck, long fitted sleeves, bodice is cropped just below bust; on front left side is a gray plastic button with gray wool bow below; zipper closure at center back; b) dress; bodice of dark gray silk with a dark gray wool skirt; high waisted with grey plastic button at waist, just below knee length.

  5. 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 belt with bow completely trimmed with rhinestones and beading at center front; full, floor length skirt with three top layers of net embroidered with beads and sequins; b) stole, of matching gray net embroidered with beads and sequins.

  6. Dress

    de la Renta, Oscar (designer); Lord & Taylor (distributor)
    Dress; of red, green, yellow, blue and purple woven striped linen: halter style top, with open sides and back, thin laced straps across the back, diamond shaped multicolored pattern on front of bodice; full, ankle length skirt with multicolored horizontal stripes, ruffle hem.

  7. Seduction

    Saint Laurent, Yves (designer); Christian Dior (Firm) (maker)
    Dress; of brown silk shantung: scoop neckline, cap sleeves, fitted bodice to natural waistline; self-fabric bow attached to center-front waistline; pleated, full skirt, knee length; back bateau neckline; center-back zipper closing.

  8. Dress

    Scott, Catherine (designer)
    Dress; three piece, of black wool crepe with black leather belts: a) shirtwaist style dress; detailed shoulder yoke, long cuffed sleeves, pointed collar; center front button closure; pleating on the bodice and skirt; skirt is just below knee length; b) belt, of black patent leather with large rectangular buckle; c) belt, of black leather with a 'D' shaped buckle.

  9. Jeunesse

    Saint Laurent, Yves (designer); Christian Dior (Firm) (maker)
    Evening dress ensemble; two piece, of white silk with dark blue polka dots: a) dress; wide blue grosgrain ribbon shoulder straps; fitted bodice with a blue silk flower at center front; full, ankle length skirt; b) stole of matching fabric.

  10. Women's ensemble

    Bohan, Marc (designer); Christian Dior (Firm) (maker); Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    Women's ensemble; three pieces, of red-orange wool twill: a) dress; A-line, rounded neckline, short sleeves, knee length; angular seaming on front; trimmed at hip level with two flaps; topstitching on seams and edges; center back zipper closure; b) jacket, of matching material, waist length, pointed collar, long sleeves; left side front closure with three brown plastic buttons; flap trimming on lower right side front; c) belt, of matching red-orange suede, with large round buckle of brown plastic.

  11. 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 wool with topstitching.

  12. Evening dress

    Bohan, Marc (designer); Christian Dior (Firm) (maker)
    Evening dress; of green and white silk satin: a) over bodice of white silk satin trimmed with green beading and emerald green satin bow just above the hem of the bodice; sleeveless, scoop neckline, attached to dress at center front; zipper closure at center back; b) dress of green silk satin; floor-length, flared skirt.

  13. Women's evening ensemble

    de la Renta, Oscar (designer)
    Women's evening ensemble; three piece, of black silk taffeta: a) dress; halter top trimmed with ruffles along the neckline and strap, fitted bodice to waist; ankle length, full skirt, trimmed at hem with small self-fabric ruffle; b) caplet of matching material; c) belt, of matching material.

  14. The clock mender

    Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978 (artist)
    Oil on canvas. Gold-colored frame with underlying red pigment; relief shell designs at corners of frame.

  15. The clock mender

    Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978 (artist)
    Oil on canvas. Gold-colored frame with underlying red pigment; relief shell designs at corners of frame.

  16. Bible belonging to Nina Spies


    Embossed leather bound bible (front cover detatched) with gold-leaf designes; spine embossed with gold-leaf "Holy Bible"; gilt edged pages; includes hand-written notations, letters, and printed materials.

  17. Bible belonging to Nina Spies


    Embossed leather bound bible (front cover detatched) with gold-leaf designes; spine embossed with gold-leaf "Holy Bible"; gilt edged pages; includes hand-written notations, letters, and printed materials.

  18. Men's jeweled cigarette case


    Jeweled cigarette case, circa 1910. Gunmetal, gold, saphire. Germany. Gift of Mrs. Hal Foust, 1968.803

  19. Men's jeweled cigarette case


    Man's cigarette case hinged of gun metal with the Hohenzollern (Royal family of Germany) crest in gold and clasp set with a cabachon sapphire. Gold elastic bands hold cigarettes in place.

  20. Woman's American Red Cross WWI uniform

    Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    Uniform, woman's American Red Cross Motor Corps uniform, 1917-1918. Wool, linen, silk, leather. Marshall Field & Company, Chicago. Gift of Marie Plamodon, 1951.32a-j.

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