LACMA Museum Exhibit “A Century of Fashion” Part 2, 1930-1970

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Evening Dress and Stole, United States or France c. 1930, Label: Henri Bendel, New York, silver lame and silk velvet, Gift of Mrs. Courtland Gross.  m.66.59.4a, b

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Dinner Dress And Jacket, c. 1936 attributed to Elsa Schiaperelli, Italy, active France, 1890-1973, printed silk crepe embroidered with sequins, gift of Theodore Pennock in memory of Elizabeth Barrows Schamehorn.  cr.71.36a, b

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Evening Dress and Jacket, 1937, Hattie Carnegie, Austria, active United States, 1889-1956, metal thread embroidery on rayon pebble crepe, gift of Mrs. Edith Breckenridge.  cr.72.25a, b

Evening Hat, France (?), c. 1936, silk velvet, gift of Mrs. Regina Ezra. m.86.387.6

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“Pedal Pusher” Suit, 1946, by DeDe Johnson, United States, born c. 1914, wool gabardine, gift of The Fashion Group, Inc. Los Angeles.  48.39.7a, b

Dress, 1947, by Pat Premo, United States, Born 1st quarter of the 20th Century, cotton chambray, gift of The Fashion Group, Inc. Los Angeles.  48.39.10

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 Evening Gown, 1951 by Charles James, England, active United States, 1906-1978, silk chiffon, silk satin, and nylon chiffon, gift of Mrs. Morton Lee.  55.75

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Cocktail Dress, 1957, Christian Dior, France, 1905-1957, Silk Faille, gift of Mrs. Robert Rowan.  m.65.39

Cocktail Hat, c. 1957, by Rex, United States, Los Angeles, @0th Century, silk jersey and velvet with bird of paradise feather trim, gift of Mrs. Charles W. Swett.  cr.73.15.1

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Dress, 1958 by Rudi Gernreich, Austria, active United States, 1922-1985, wool crepe stitched to Pellon interfacing, gift of Yuki and Jack Kanegaye/JAX.  m.2000.121.2

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Coat, c. 1963, by Norman Norell, United States, 1900-1972, wool knit, gift of Mrs. Charles I. Gold.  ac1996.184.7
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Evening Gown and Wrap, 1963, Valentino Garavani, Italy, born 1932, voided silk velvet gown; silk satin wrap, gift of Sue Barton.   m.78.115a-c 
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Dress and Jacket, 1967 by Andre Courreges, France, born 1923, silk and embroidered net dress; metallic knit jacket, gift of Mrs. John Frankenheimer.   m.69.96.15a, b
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Tunic and Pants, 1968 by Rudi Gernreich, Austria, active United States, 1922-1985, wool knit with metal hooks and leather trim, gift of Tomi Kuwayama.  ac1999.205.1-.2
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