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Ensemble - Dress and Coat

Description: Ensemble. A) Brown sheath dress of lace with floral motif, heavily hand beaded with tiny brown beads. Mid-length, scooped neckline, deeper in back. Sleeveless, with narrow straps. Slightly shaped hem. Inner brown satin lining sheath. Design house's label inside: "Mingolini Gugenheim / Piazza di Spagna 9-91- Roma" B) Brown sheer organza coat, mid-length, shawl collar, center front opening fastened by belt. mid-length sleeves. Leather belt built into waistline, covered with organza, the hook buckles covered in brown beading as dress.
Date: 1959
Creator: Mingolini Gugenheim

Ensemble - Dress and Sandals

Description: Ensemble: A) Dress of blues and black metallic knit, and ivory open-woven wool/ cashmere knit with long sleeves with deep armhole; scoop neckline; lined in off-white, fine wool jersey; knee-length. No label in dress. B,C) Sandals of royal blue satin accented with striped bands of black satin; open-toe; 4 ½” spike heel and ankle straps with blue ribbon bow at back; size 38. Designer's label: "Nina Ricci / Made in Italy"
Date: 2007
Creator: Nina Ricci (House of)

Ensemble - Dress and Vest

Description: Ensemble of acetate/silk blend printed with black, grey, and white with purple flowers. Consists of: A) Dress. Below knee length. Round neckline. Short sleeves with shoulder pads. Center back zipper. Diagonal darts at waist. Vents at either side seam hem. Unlined. Designer's label at inside center back neckline: "Giorgio Armani / Le Collezioni / Made in Italy" Size label next to designer's label: "44 / 10" B) Vest. Past hip length. Four iridescent gray buttons at front with barred buttonholes. Buttons hidden from view when fasted by front placket. Sleeveless. V-shaped neckline. Unlined. Care and content label at inside left seam with attached extra button. C) Belt. Front same fabric as garment. Back stiff facing. Rectangular buckle is covered in same fabric.
Date: 1988
Creator: Armani, Giorgio

Ensemble - Dress, Belt, and Shoes

Description: Ensemble: A) Dress of wax coated metallic Bordeaux. Strapless, the heavy-weight fabric is stiffened and crinkled with fold accents; top spreads outward along neckline; dress has fitted under-structure with boning; mid-length; fully lined in maroon silk satin; side zip-closures. Designer's label: "Dolce & Gabbana / Made in Italy" Handwritten label: "POR F6A83T/R0226" B,C) 2 corset belts of silver metal with black lace-up closure at back and 2 locks with keys each at front; flat head screw accents. Each lock engraved with designer's label: "Dolce & Gabbana" D,E) Pumps of silver patent leather with pointed toe. Around lower section of toe box and heel are a line of simulated flat head screw accents. High spike heel. Size 39. Designer's label inside: "Dolce & Gabbana / Made in Italy" Stamped on sole: "Vero Cuoio / Made in Italy" "DG" "39"
Date: 2007
Creator: Dolce & Gabbana

Equestrian Monument to Marcus Aurelius

Description: Total from right front of the Equestrian Monument to Marcus Aurelius (r. 161-180). From the Roman Imperial Period. Restored in the 1990's.
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Date: unknown

[Equestrian Statue]

Description: Photograph of the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, men and women walk down a street lined with buildings. The equestrian statue of Cosimo I de'Medici is visible in the middle ground. The Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia dei Lanzi are visible in the background. The sculptor, Giambologna, created the statue in the sixteenth century.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

[Etruscan Tomb]

Description: Photograph of an Etruscan tomb in Florence, Italy. The entrance to the tomb is visible in the foreground. A stone path lined with greenery leads to the entrance. Trees and a building are visible in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

Evening Dress

Description: Evening dress of silk printed with Pucci-style abstract design in pink, purple, blue, yellow, grey, and off-white abstract design. Full length, with slightly flared, 3/4 length sleeves. Dropped waist. Diagonal seams from mid-waist to V-neck front. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye. Fully lined in yellow silk with jacquard maker's logo throughout. Designer's label inside back near neckline: "Bessi / Firenze Italia" Fabric has "Bessi" signature in fabric design. Care tag 1 inch below maker's tag: "To be dry cleaned only / Lavare a Secco" "Made in Italy Pure Silk" sewn in just below care tag.
Date: 1965/1969
Creator: Bessi, Averardo

Evening Dress

Description: Evening dress of gray, aqua and pink Pucci-style printed silk surah in abstract swirl and circle design. Fabric has "Bessi" signature in fabric design. Flared, full-length princess-line seaming with high rounded neckline. Bracelet length, set-in sleeves with a box pleated shaping tuck between the elbow and wrist. Center back zipper closure with hook & eye at the neckline. Fully lined in ivory silk jacquard with the designer's name. Designer's label at right of zipper: "Bessi / Firenze Italia". Retailer's label at left of zipper: "Expressly / for / Lou Lattimore / Made in / Italy". Fabric/Care label below retailer's label: "To be dry cleaned / 100% pure silk / Made in Italy". Size tag below fabric/care label: "16".
Date: 1970
Creator: Bessi, Averardo

Evening Pumps

Description: Evening pumps of mint green satin. The shoes are designed with a gently pointed toe and plain upper. Across instep is band of rhinestones, clear beads, and simulated pearl teardrop pendants. The stiletto heel is covered in same fabric. Designer's label stamped inside: "Salvatore / Ferragamo / Florence / Italy"
Date: 1970~
Creator: Ferragamo

Evening Pumps

Description: Pair of reddish-pink or coral silk satin evening pumps. Square toe shoes which have a large open area on the vamp which is backed by clear plastic and edged by braid. The plastic is overlaid with a metal net or chain mail with rhinestones at the intersections. 2 1/4" square heel covered with same material. Lined in off-white/gray leather. Stamped inside each shoe: "Made in Italy / Espressly / For / Lou Lattimore" (Espressly rather than Expressly); and "Creation Mancini / Paris / Waltea made in Italy" Stamped on sole of each shoe: "8"
Date: 1960
Creator: Creation Mancini

Evening Shoes

Description: Pair of red satin evening shoes. The deep red shoes have pointed toes and 3 1/2" stiletto heels which are lacquered red with tiny white dots and embellished all-over with rhinestones. Marked on sole: "6 / 1/2 / B / 05" and "Made in Italy". Label inside right shoe: "Vaccari / Italy Bologna". Stamped inside left shoe: "Made in Italy for / Neiman Marcus"
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Vaccari

Façade of St. Mark's Basilica

Description: Raking view of upper façade from SW at sunset: delicate carving and Bronze Horses of St. Mark. From the Byzantine Era.
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Façade of St. Mark's Basilica

Description: General view of Façade of St. Mark's Basilica from W, at sunset. From the Byzantine Era.
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Facade of St. Mark's Basilica, 13-15th centuries

Description: Detail view of central tympana from W at sunset: delicate carving, incl. Christ, Angels, Lion of St. Mark
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Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
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Farnese Hercules from the Baths of Carcalla

Description: The view of the statue is from the right front and shows the figure from the knees up. The figure's head is seen in profile and his right arm held behind his back. His head is bent downward and the lion pelt is visible underneath the statue's left arm.
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Date: [0200..0225]

Farnese Hercules from the Baths of Carcalla

Description: The frontal view of this nude muscular figure leans on a wooden post which is draped with the pelt of a lion. The man has curly hair and his head is bent slightly forward. He has a full beard.
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Date: [0200..0225]

[Flag Procession]

Description: Photograph of a procession with flags in Siena, Italy, leading to Palio. In the foreground, a narrow street is visible with pedestrians in the foreground and background. Two men in costume holding red and white flags are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

Flats

Description: Women's flat shoes with brown leather sole, patent leather cream insole with designer's marks. Cotton blended fabric covers the whole foot up to the cinched ankle where there are two small straps of the same fabric to tie behind heel with a vertical seam down center and a slightly pointed toe. The fabric has a printed pattern of colored squares in aqua, blue, purple and periwinkle, with scattered printed signatures by the designer, "Emilio". Designer's marks on each sole: "Creation / Albion / Florence / Made Expressly / For E. Pucci"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Pucci, Emilio