Evening dress of white lace over white net and satin; A-line; fitted bodice, full skirt; floor-length; scoop neckline; elbow length sleeves, flared lace at elbow; natural waistline with attached belt of white satin with black silk and velvet rose on proper left front; three horizontal satin bands from calf to hem; hem edged in lace scallop; back zipper. Label: Bergdorf Goodman on the Plaza, New York. Inscription: Mrs. V. Astor 11.25.66 no. 17004. Worn by Brooke Astor (Mrs. W. Vincent Astor) to the Black and White Ball given by Truman Capote at the Plaza on November 28, 1966.