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Evening dress of white lace over white net and satin

1966

Museum of the City of New York

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

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.

Details

  • Title: Evening dress of white lace over white net and satin
  • Date Created: 1966
  • Provenance: 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.
  • Subject Keywords: Masquerades
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Lace, Satin, Net (textile), Silk (textile), Velvet (fabric weave)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Bergdorf Goodman (New York, N.Y.)

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