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Evening dress and stole of black feathers on black organza

Halston1966

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY, United States

A: Evening dress of black organza covered with black ostrich feathers; A-line, lightly fitted bodice; floor-length; round neckline; sleeveless; feathers adhered with glue; back button closure. B: Underdress of pink silk crepe; straight; full-length; low, round neckline; sleeveless with cord-like straps. C: Stole of black organza covered with black feathers; square; black velvet lining. Worn with feather mask, 67.119.2A-D. Worn by Carol Bjorkman to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, held at the Plaza on November 28, 1966.

Details

  • Title: Evening dress and stole of black feathers on black organza
  • Creator: Halston
  • Creator Birth Date: 1932
  • Creator Death Date: 1990
  • Date Created: 1966
  • Provenance: Worn by Carol Bjorkman to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, held at the Plaza on November 28, 1966.
  • Subject Keywords: Masquerades
  • Type: Stole (outerwear), Evening Dress (garment)
  • Medium: Silk (textile), Organza, Crepe (textile), Ostrich feather, Velvet (fabric weave), Feather (material)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Halston / Bergdorf Goodman (New York, N.Y.)

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