Chanel couture silk lace/tulle dress, c.1937. Label: Chanel with couture number on the back. Featured in the Chanel exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Worth sequined evening gown, c.1930. See the Doyle Couture Auction catalogue listing #520, April 2003 for provenance.
French gold sequined evening gown, c.1930. Label: Made in France.
Beaded net evening dress, 1930s.
Lanvin-Castillo satin ball gown with metallic embroidery, c.1950. Labels: Jeanne Lanvin/Paris and Castillo.
Ferragamo beaded mesh evening shoes with gold stiletto heels, c.1950. Insole stamped "Ferragamo's Creations/Florence Italy."
Nan Duskin floral silk taffeta evening gown, 1950s. Label: "Nan Duskin/Philadelphia."
David Hart lace/satin party dress, 1950s.
Augustabernard bias-cut satin evening gown, c.1930. Label: Augustabernard with a stamped couture number on the back.
Adrian custom designed straw hat with grosgrain ribbon trim, c.1940. Label: Adrian Custom.
Dior-New York silk chiffon evening gown, c.1950. Label: "Christian Dior-New York/Original."
Silk lace/satin evening dress, c.1930. Label: "Jessie Franklin Turner/200 Park Avenue/New York."
Mainbocher color-blocked satin evening gown, 1950s.
Worth asymmetrical silk crepe evening dress trimmed with sequins and rhinestones, 1930s.
Worth bias-cut silk crepe evening gown, c.1930. A small label of the model name and number reads "19020/10756 ARÔME robe."
Philip Hulitar floral silk evening gown with silk organza train, c.1950.
French silk lace dress, 1930s. Label: "Made in France".
Marcel Rochas numbered couture evening ensemble, c.1937. The bolero jacket is trimmed with feathers.
Lanvin-Castillo jeweled silk organza evening jacket with matching obi sash, c.1950. Labels: "Made in France/Jeanne Lanvin/Paris" and "Castillo."
Lanvin hooded lace/tulle cape with gold sequins and embroidery, c.1930. Label: "Jeanne Lanvin/Paris/22.Faubourg St. Honoré."
Lucien Lelong silk tulle evening gown with original silk slip, c.1930. Label: "Lucien Lelong/16/Avenue Matignon-Paris."
Gallenga hand-stenciled silk velvet coat, c.1930. Label: "Gallenga/Roma-Firenze."
Hattie Carnegie beaded silk evening dress, c.1950. White label: Hattie Carnegie.
Ferragamo beaded satin evening sandals with wedge heels, c.1940-42. Insole stamped "Ferragamo's Creations/Florence Italy."
Sequined tulle evening jacket, c.1940.
Charles James velvet evening bodice, c.1949. Attribution: The Genius of Charles James by Elizabeth Ann Coleman, pp. 36, 42, 50-51, 122.
Rudolf beaded silk peau-de-soie party dress, c.1950. Label: "Original by Rudolf."
Ceil Chapman silk organza party dress, 1950s. Labels: "Ceil Chapman" & "Julius Garfinckel/Washington."
Karen Stark/Harvey Berin appliquéd tulle over satin party dress, c.1950. Label: "Harvey Berin Designed by Karen Stark."
Howard Greer lace over taffeta party dress, c.1950. Labels: "Howard Greer/Beverly Hills" and "The Halle Bros. Co./Specialty Shop".
Dior-New York satin evening gown, c.1950. Label: "Christian Dior-New York, Inc."
Madame Grès silk jersey draped evening gown, 1950s. Label: "Grès/1.Rue de la Paix/Paris."
Hollywood style beaded evening dress, 1930s.
Black lace & velvet evening dress, 1930s.
Maggy Rouff silk damask evening coat with jewelry-style clasp at waist, c.1938. Label: "Maggy Rouff/Ave. des Champs-Elysées/136.Paris.136."