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Evening dress in black lace and black paillettes

Jenkins1966

Museum of the City of New York

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

Evening dress in black lace decorated with black sequins, on black silk underdress; fitted sheath; cut-away front, ankle-length in back; jewel neckline with scalloped lace edge; underdress sweetheart neckline front, deep V-neckline back; sleeveless, proper right lace shoulder ruffle; rouching at natural waist; horsehair stiffened lace ruffle center front thigh level extends down and around hem; center back zipper closure, keyhole lace opening, hook-and-eye closure at neck. Label: designed by / Jenkins. Worn by Adele Astair to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, held at the Plaza on November 28, 1966.

Details

  • Title: Evening dress in black lace and black paillettes
  • Creator: Jenkins
  • Date Created: 1966
  • Provenance: Worn by Adele Astair to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, held at the Plaza on November 28, 1966.
  • Subject Keywords: Masquerades
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Lace, Sequin (spangle), Silk (textile), Horsehair
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Jenkins

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