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[Dolphin Fresco]

Description: Photograph of a room interior in Knossos, Greece. The wall facing the lens is divided by rosette pattern frescoes. The top half of the wall is covered with a dolphin fresco. Doorways leading outside are visible in the right foreground.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

Dress

Description: Dress of muted pink silk organza over a layer of beige taffeta with ivory Schiffli lace embroidery in a floral motif; bodice is strapless with horizontal pleating below bust and top portion is trimmed with self-embroidered lace and lattice, and has scalloped, embroidered trim at neckline; boning within; full, wide skirt is gathered into waistline and falls to below knee-length; layers of stiffened tulle support the wide silhouette; bottom of skirt is embellished with self-embroidered lace and lattice with vines of flowers trailing up to the mid-skirt; hem has scalloped, embroidered trim; left side-zip closure.
Date: 1958
Creator: Cotillion Formals

Dress

Description: A) Daytime sheath-style dress of natural silk with bateau neckline. Sleeveless. Fly opening at center back neckline with two large abalone buttons with bound buttonholes reinforced with snaps. Two large patch pockets placed low on hips which wrap around side seams from front to back. Knee length. Fitting darts at bust. Lined in natural colored silk. Combined retailer and designer label: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell" B) Matching 4 inch wide belt of self fabric. False closure on front right trimmed with two large abalone buttons. Closure at front left with two matching buttons. Bound buttonholes.
Date: 1958
Creator: Norell, Norman

Dress

Description: Monastic Dress of red and black floral printed cotton. The dress is street-length, with natural shoulders, long sleeves and a high scoop neckline. At the waist is a black leather belt which passes through the garment at the sides, allowing the sides of the dress to be loose and flowing. The belt has a snap closure, and is designed to look "tied" at front. Also referred to as a Trapeze dress. Dress has two labels sewn inside at back of collar. Designer's label: "Claire McCardell Clothes / by Townley" and Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus" Belt has stamped in white on the back: "10 Claire McCardell 608" From the original Carrie Marcus Neiman Foundation collection assembled by Stanley and Edward Marcus.
Date: 1958
Creator: McCardell, Claire

Dress

Description: Dress in sheath style of navy blue linen. Neckline is high and straight in front with wide, scooped back with 3/4" shoulder straps. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Lined in navy organdy. Designer's label at center back seam near hem: "Christian Dior - New York, Inc." Retailer's label at center back seam near hem: "Neiman-Marcus" With accompanying stole, double sided with one side of matching navy linen and reverse of green linen. Open ends; 16" wide.
Date: 1958/1978
Creator: Christian Dior New York Inc.

Dress

Description: Dress in shirtwaist style of black and white vertical striped velvet with black patent leather belt (missing). Long, set-in sleeves with zippered ends. Large, Puritan collar and cuffs of white, stiffened organdy. Calf length. Center front opening with eight 3/4" circular, black plastic buttons with bound buttonholes and snap at neckline. Bow of self at collar. Unlined. Combined designer/retailer label on left inside seam near hem: "Neiman-Marcus Dallas / Traina-Norell"
Date: 1958
Creator: Norell, Norman

Ensemble - Coat Dress and Skirt

Description: Ensemble consisting of a charcoal gray wool tweed coat dress and skirt. A) Street dress of charcoal gray wool tweed. Center front opening with eight large, circular, black plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Three quarter raglan sleeves. Turndown collar. Yoked shoulders slightly gathered in back. Below knee length. Lined in black silk faille. Retailer's label at inside back neckline: "Neiman-Marcus" B) Skirt with waist panel of black silk and lower panel of charcoal gray wool tweed. Skirt is slightly gathered where waist panel meets lower panel. Overall effect is of a straight skirt. Center back opening with two hook & eyes on waistband as closure. Lower portion of skirt is lined in same black silk as waist panel. Retailer's label on inside center back seam of lining: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1958
Creator: Norell, Norman

Ensemble - Jacket and Dress

Description: Ensemble of a dark grey wool mohair consisting of: A) Jacket in boxed style. Single breasted with three large, circular, horn buttons and bound buttonholes; notched collar. Bracelet length, set-in sleeves. Lined in dark gray silk. Designer's label at inside center back neckline: "Made in France / Boutique / Christian Dior / Paris " and stamped on label: "10118" B) Dress. Sleeveless, with shallow, wide rounded neckline. Natural waist with an A-line over skirt and with under skirt of dark gray silk and 7" hemline of matching wool creating a tiered or multi-layer look. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Skirt lined in dark gray silk and bodice lined in black organza with black grosgrain ribbon petersham and black silk noil support structure.
Date: 1958
Creator: Saint Laurent, Yves

Ensemble - Jacket and Dress

Description: Short cocktail or informal dinner ensemble of green silk brocade with woven design in tiny gray/blue floral pattern. The fitted short jacket has a natural waistline slightly gathered at front, princess seams front and back, and cap sleeves. V-back, with open throat neck-line. Round collar trimmed with brown mink fur. 3/4 length dolman sleeves, 5 self-covered buttons at center front. Green faille lining. No labels in jacket. The dress of the same fabric is mid-calf length, and has a square neckline with small V cut in front and tucks at corners of square, back neckline V that matches front V. Short cap sleeves with underarm rectangular gusset. Three small pleats at left and right of natural waistline. Center back zipper with hook and eye closure. Lined as jacket. Retailer's label at left inside seam inside skirt: "Neiman-Marcus" Retailer's label that acts as "modesty weight" at center front inside of neckline, 4 inches long: "Neiman Marcus" The dress has a belt covered in same fabric, lined with leather.
Date: 1958/1959
Creator: Parnis, Mollie

Ensemble - Jacket, Blouse, Skirt, Belt, Hat

Description: Ensemble consisting of: A) Jacket of black and white gingham cotton check. Bracelet length sleeves. Side front opening with 7" button extension. On left side front, there are two large circular black plastic buttons at waist and one at top button at neckline flap closure; bound buttonholes. Peter pan collar starts at piping edge of left side front and right side front. Two flap welt pockets. Back with inverted box pleat which starts open at neckline and goes to 2" above waist where it is stitched together. Side back shoulders have flanges which are basted down at bottom. Collar's, pockets', cuffs', front to back flanges hemline's and front opening's edges all bound in black satin bias tape. Lined in smaller cotton gingham check. Designer's label at inside center back neckline: "Galanos" B) Blouse of black and white, small gingham check. Center front opening with 2 (+ 1 missing) black circular plastic buttons supplemented with snaps and hook & eyes. Fitted, flared waist . Sleeveless. Collarless, slightly scooped neckline which forms a V in back. Neckline, sleeve openings and center front opening trimmed in black satin. Lined in fine white net. Designer's label on inside left seam: "Galanos" C) A-line skirt, street length, in black and white gingham cotton. Narrow waist of black grosgrain. Left side zipper. Lined in cream colored silk. d) Contour belt covered in black and white gingham check. Square buckle covered in same. Three holes. Back in light tan leather. Stamped: "Galanos Originals / Beverly Hills" e) Hat of quilted black and white gingham check. Black satin headband ties in knot on right. Crown in smaller check than brim. Brim piped in black satin and slits at right beneath headband knot. Lined in alternating triangular sections of large and small gingham check. Designer's label on inside hatband: ...
Date: 1958
Creator: Galanos, James

[Epidaurus]

Description: Photograph of the theatre in Epidaurus, Greece. In the foreground, a man is visible amongst the theatre seating; trees and large hills are visible in the background behind the theatre.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

[Epidaurus]

Description: Photograph of the theatre in Epidaurus, Greece. The photograph was taken from the top right side of the theatre looking down towards the center stage. Large hills are visible rising behind the theatre in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Erechtheion]

Description: Photograph of the Erechtheion in the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The front colonnade of the temple lies in the left foreground. A row of columns stretches across the background on the right side with ruins and landscape in the distance. The Erechtheion was built between 420-393 B.C..
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 black and white satin. Long torso fitted top. Sleeveless, with wide boat neck of black satin. Zipper down the back. Full harem skirt of black, white, and grey striped and dotted silk with one large black satin bow at hip line and another bow of same at the hem of the short, "balloon" style skirt. Designer's label at left inside seam: "Boutique / Christian Dior / Paris" and "Made in France".
Date: 1958
Creator: Dior, Christian

Evening Ensemble

Description: Evening ensemble consisting of gold brocade evening gown trimmed in white mink with matching coat and detachable train. A) Evening coat of gold brocade. Ballerina length with short, dolman sleeves. Banded neckline. Center front opening is cutaway in front below waist and tapers to hem. Lined in gold metallic organdy. B) Evening dress of gold brocade with white mink fur trim at the neckline and hips. Full length with princess seaming and slight A-line to skirt. Scooped back. Fur trim around neckline and back goes over shoulders to form straps of dress. Center back zipper. Belt of fur at hips closes in back the 3 covered hook & eyes. Skirt lined in white tulle. Bodice is boned and lined in white netting and closes in back with hook & eyes. Designer's Label: "Balenciaga / 10 Avenue George V Paris" Model label behind designer's label: "74184" C) Detachable train of gold brocade. Train is rectangular in shape and gathers into smocking where it attaches to back of dress with snaps and hook & eyes. Floor length. Unlined.
Date: 1958
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristóbal

Flea

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Date: 1958
Creator: Baskin, Leonard
Item Type: Artwork

[Fountain of Neptune]

Description: Photograph of the Fountain of Neptune in the Piazze della Signoria in Florence, Italy. Neptune stands in the foreground surrounded by other figures. Buildings and a bell tower are visible in the background. The fountain was created by Bartolomeo Ammannati.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

[Fountain of Neptune]

Description: Photograph of the Fountain of Neptune located in the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy. The fountain stands in the center foreground surrounded by a low fence and many people. The Palazzo Vecchio stands behind the fountain with the Loggia dei Lanzi in the background. The fountain was finished by Bartolomeo Ammannati in the sixteenth century.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Columns]

Description: Photograph of the Temple of Aphaia on the greek island of Aegina. In the foreground, four columns supporting stone blocks are visible; trees and the sea are visible in the background. Another land mass is visible in the far distant background. The temple was built in 490 BCE.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

[Girl in Pink Dress]

Description: Photograph of a young girl in a pink dress on the island of Mykonos, Greece. The girl stands on a shaded street in the foreground with stairways on each side leading to balconies. The street recedes into the background which is lit by bright sunlight.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph

Gown

Description: a) Gown of pale pink tulle heavily hand embroidered in pink flowers with silver metallic thread, sequins and rhinestones. Strapless with full-length, A-line skirt. Underskirt of ivory stiffened silk and lined in ivory silk. b) Scarf of matching pale pink tulle. c) Original pink satin ribbon sash/belt d) Replacement modern pink satin ribbon sash/belt
Date: 1958
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristóbal

[Greek Children]

Description: Photograph of children in an unknown greek city. In the foreground, women and children stand on a stone pathway in front of a one-story wooden building; vegetation and other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray
Item Type: Photograph