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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1958
Creator: Baskin, Leonard

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

Happy Mother

Description: The bronze sculpture consists of a woman with a ponytail holding three children as they play.
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Date: 1958
Creator: Gross, Chaim

Hat

Description: Hat of black wool felt. Formed as a high-crowned hat with floppy brim, the domed crown has concave sides held in part by wide black silk satin ribbon with bow and trailing ends at back. Brim is wired and irregularly undulating at rim and is trimmed with black felted wool ribbon. Inside lined with black satin, with inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Small stitched mark on inner band indicates front of hat, and small applied cream ribbon bow indicates back. Designer's label inside crown: "Lilly / Daché / Paris New York". The label is very large, and part of "Paris" and all of "York" are cut-off.
Date: 1958/1960
Creator: Daché, Lilly

[Hermes Statue]

Description: Photograph of the statue of Hermes with the Infant Dionysus by Praxiteles in Olympia, Greece. In the foreground, the back of the statue is visible in a small room with a skylight; numerous people are visible in the background in front of three dark doorways.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Inner Courtyard]

Description: Photograph of the inner courtyard of the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence, Italy. A hanging lantern and archway are visible in the foreground; in the background, a male statue stands surrounded by archways. The palazzo was designed by Michelozzo di Bartolomeo and was built in the fifteenth century.
Date: 1958
Creator: Gough, Ray

John G. Diefenbaker Building

Description: The view is of the exterior. Visible is the large pyramidal shape and the slim point of a second one. Large concrete block portions of the building are also visible on either side of the round glass protrusion.
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Date: 1958/1993
Creator: Bland, John & Safdie, Moshe
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