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Evening dress of light pink silk twill with rhinestone, bead, and floral embellished sleeves

Antonio del Castillo1964

Museum of the City of New York

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

A-line, princess-style Evening dress in light pink silk twill; floor-length; off-the-shoulder square bateau neck; 3/4 length sleeves, embroidered with rhinestones, purple and clear plastic beads, and three-dimensional flowers made of light pink silk floss covered in silver metallic thread, elastic at shoulders, silk twill cuffs; four bones; proper left back zipper closure; off-white silk organdy lining. Labels: Bergdorf Goodman / On the Plaza - New York / M [handwritten] Mrs. W. S. Paley / Date [handwritten] 11.6.64 / No [handwritten] 14801 ; Made to Order / Bergdorf / Goodman / On the Plaza - New York ; [handwritten] Castillo. Worn by Barbara "Babe" Paley (Mrs. William S. Paley.)

Details

  • Title: Evening dress of light pink silk twill with rhinestone, bead, and floral embellished sleeves
  • Creator: Antonio del Castillo
  • Creator Birth Date: 1908
  • Creator Death Date: 1984
  • Date Created: 1964
  • Provenance: Worn by Barbara "Babe" Paley (Mrs. William S. Paley.)
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Silk (textile), Rhinestone, Bead (pierced object), Twill, Plastic (organic material), Organdy, Rubber (material), Metallic thread, Artificial flower
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Antonio del Castillo / Bergdorf Goodman (New York, N.Y.)

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