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Cocktail Dress

Description: Cocktail dress of fuschia (cranberry) silk with black feather print; bodice has round neckline and three-quarter length sleeves; skirt is knee-length and very full, gathered at waist and covered by a short piece of self fabric.
Date: 1953
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristóbal

Day Dress

Description: Day dress of red ribbed wool. Squared neckline; 3/4 length sleeves. Set-in waistline with attached 1-1/2" wraparound belt that closes in back with 2 hook & eyes and a snap. Below knee length. Center front opening with 7 hook & eyes on waistband and 7 red, circular, plastic buttons and bound buttonholes below waistband. Lined in red silk; bodice lining is sleeveless with center front zipper closure. Designer's label at right seam of bodice lining: "Automne-Hiver 1953 / Christian Dior / Paris / Made in France" and stamped on designer's label: "36416" Style number label under designer's label, illegible: "--6--4"
Date: 1953
Creator: Dior, Christian

Dress

Description: Daytime dress of red silk faille. Street length. Short sleeves with turned-back edge. Shawl collar with button-down ends at front. Center front opening of 6 circular faceted red plastic buttons. Skirt gathers/pleats at waistline. Side slit pockets. Bodice partly lined in red silk. Red grosgrain ribbon petersham with hook & eye. Designer's label at right side seam: "Christian Dion Original / Made in U.S.A. / Christian Dior - New York Inc. / Trademark" Retailer's label at left side seam of skirt: "Neiman-Marcus". With accompanying belt of red leather covered with matching red silk faille. Elongated oval buckle covered with red silk faille except for tongue, which is enameled red. Designer's stamp on back: "Christian Dior / New York, Inc." and size, partly illegible. 10 or 12.
Date: 1953
Creator: Dior, Christian

Ensemble - Blouse, Skirt, Camisole

Description: Ensemble of navy-blue and slightly lighter silk organza composed of vertical hand-faggoted bands of alternating shades of blue giving light and dark effect. A) Blouse. Waist length with extending peplum to tuck under skirt. V-neckline, with collar of flat reveres with faggoted border. Short sleeves with turned-back cuffs. Center front opening with 4 self-covered buttons, a snap at the natural waistline, and 1 hook and loop and 5 hooks and eyes on peplum. The stripes and peplum are lined in pale gray organza, leaving the faggotted seams unlined. Underarm gussetts, with built-in pads. No labels. B) Skirt. Street length, full skirt matching bodice, with alternating vertical stripes, narrow navy blue waistband with center front opening with 5 self-covered buttons, and one hook and eye and two hook and loops on waistband, and a large snap which matches to bodice. Lined as blouse, with cream organza lining the stripes, but the faggotted bands left open, and with an inner skirt attached at waist of same cream silk organza, and with inner petticoat with flounce of cream tulle which has separate closure with 9 hook-and-eyes. No labels. Handwritten note on waistband "RH650 2P(?)" C) Inner shell camisole/lining for blouse of cream silk. Sleeveless, waist length, with V-neckline and center front opening with 7 hook-and-eye closures. Fitted slightly raised waistline. Designer's label at left side seam near hem: "Christian Dior / Paris" "Printemps-Ete 1953"; "Made in France"; 34419(?) Handwritten label underneath designer's label: "58.889"
Date: 1953
Creator: Dior, Christian

Suit - Jacket and Skirt

Description: Day suit of royal blue linen consisting of: A) Blazer. Single breasted with 4 circular, blue plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Release tucks at bust line. Notched collar; hip length. Long, set-in sleeves with turned-back cuffs. Flap pockets at sides. Lined in matching blue silk jacquard with "Christian Dior" woven design. Designer's label at right side seam: "Christian Dior-New York / Original / *Trade Mark" Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus" B) Skirt in straight style. Left side zipper with 3 hook & eyes. Center back 12" pleat. Unlined.
Date: 1953
Creator: Dior, Christian

Hat

Description: Hat of white straw and navy blue/black embroidery appliques. The domed crown is of finely woven white straw. The narrow brim turns up at the edges, somewhat irregularly, and is edged in dark navy blue/black embroidery appliques that cover upper and lower parts of the brim. The inside of the crown has a dark navy blue/black grosgrain ribbon inner hatband. Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hazel Eller - Custom Made". Accompanied by two short hat-pins, one with a head covered in matching straw, the other with a simulated pearl head.
Date: 1953
Creator: Eller, Hazel

[Arcade]

Description: Photograph of an arcade in Venice, Italy. Three people are visible in the foreground underneath the shaded arcade. More people are visible in the open piazza in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute]

Description: Photograph of the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Italy. The basilica is visible in the middle ground surrounded by canals on both sides. A cluster of buildings is visible in the right foreground. Buildings on the other side of the Grand Canal are visible in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a cemetery in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, numerous grave markers are visible; a line of tall trees and distant hillside are visible in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a cemetery in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, numerous grave markers and a concrete path are visible; more graves are visible in the background ascending up the hillside; trees and buildings are visible in the far background.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Florence]

Description: Photograph of the rear of a church in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, a seated statue on a pedestal is visible next to the top of an umbrella. The rear nave of the church, part of the dome, and one bell tower are visible in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Gates of Paradise]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry doors (Gates of Paradise) in Florence, Italy. The gilded bronze doors fill the frame. A low metal fence is visible in front of the doors. The Baptistry of St. John or Florence Baptistry is located in the Piazza del Duomo.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Giotto's Campanile]

Description: Photograph of the Duomo Bell Tower (Giotto's Campanile) in Florence, Italy. Two buildings frame the foreground. The bell tower and part of the Duomo are seen between the two buildings in the background. The bell tower was designed by Giotto di Bondone.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Giotto's Campanile]

Description: Photograph of Giotto's Campanile in the Piazza del Duomo in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, the bell tower (campanile) is visible with part of the Duomo and another building on the right side of the tower. Power lines intersect the foreground and background. Other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Italian Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a cemetery in Florence, Italy. Two trees are visible on each side of the photograph. In the foreground, men and women with flowers walk on the path in front of the cemetery wall. The wall is lined with stacked graves. A mausoleum is centered in the wall of graves.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Loggia dei Lanzi]

Description: Photograph of the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, one archway of the loggia is visible with two statues underneath the archway silhouetted by the light from the piazza. The Piazza della Signoria is visible in the background with surrounding buildings.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Mausoleums]

Description: Photograph of a cemetery in Florence, Italy. In the foreground, three mausoleums are visible. The front mausoleum is ornately decorated with carved figures, columns, and a dome roof. A tall line of trees and distant hills are visible in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Neptune Statue]

Description: Photograph of the statue of Neptune located outside of the Doge's Palace in Venice, Italy. The figure of Neptune holds a dolphin in his left hand. The carved facade of the palazzo is visible behind Neptune. The statue was created by Jacopo Sansovino in the sixteenth century.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gough, Ray