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Ball gown in white net with applied white ostrich feathers and pink roses

1956

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

"Coming-out" ball gown in white nylon net; full-length; boned bodice, rouched net on white silk taffeta ground; sweetheart neckline; strapless; low waistline above hip; full skirt with narrow bands of ruffled net on net ground; two wide horizontal bands of white ostrich feathers and small pink millinery roses at knee level; perpendicular band of ostrich feathers down center back; center back zipper; white taffeta underskirt. Label: Miss Bergdorf, Bergdorf Goodman, 746 Fifth Ave - New York. Worn by the daughters of the donor, Mrs. R. Stuyvesant Pierrepont: Miss Mary Stuyvesant Pierrepont (Mrs. James l. Wagnon), 1956; Miss Nathalie Pierrepont (Mrs. William T. Comfort, Jr.), 1958; Miss Louise Rutherfurd Pierrepont, 1959.

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  • Title: Ball gown in white net with applied white ostrich feathers and pink roses
  • Date Created: 1956
  • Provenance: Worn by the daughters of the donor, Mrs. R. Stuyvesant Pierrepont: Miss Mary Stuyvesant Pierrepont (Mrs. James l. Wagnon), 1956; Miss Nathalie Pierrepont (Mrs. William T. Comfort, Jr.), 1958; Miss Louise Rutherfurd Pierrepont, 1959.
  • Subject Keywords: Debutantes
  • Type: Gown
  • Medium: Net (textile), Ostrich feather, Silk (fiber), Taffeta, Artificial flower
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Saks & Company (New York, N.Y.)

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