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Headband

Description: Headband of ivory silken fabric. Two layered bows form decoration with ivory veil. Designer's label on inside of headband: "Phyllis Ann / original"
Date: 1955?
Creator: Phyllis Ann

Headband

Description: Headband covered with ivory colored embroidered, swirled lace flowers. Lined in net with grosgrain ribbon.
Date: 1955?

Headband

Description: Headband of bright green satin covered in green coque feathers embellished with rhinestones and veil.
Date: 1955?

Headband

Description: Headband of brown satin and brown mink. The hat is formed on a base of brown satin covered stiffened wire which creates a curved openwork crown running across head of wearer. On the front part of the framework is overlaid a panel of brown mink. At back and on each side is a large brown satin bow. Label inside: "Marian Marcia / Exclusives" May be read as "Marian Warcia" also.
Date: 1955~
Creator: Marian Marcia

Headband

Description: Headband of white silk faille with bow of self on top. Comb for securing hat to wearer's head.
Date: 1955?

Headband

Description: Headband of navy blue net. The headband is formed as a wide, long rectangle of navy blue mesh which is worn across head, on forehead and low at back, tied with dark navy blue velvet ribbon ties. No labels.
Date: 1955~

Headband

Description: Headband covered in light blue velvet trimmed in light blue velvet flowers with rhinestone centers. Veil is accented with yellow chenille dots.
Date: 1955?

Headpiece

Description: Headpiece, possibly for a wedding. The headpiece is formed as a "butterfly" shaped wired under-structure covered with white velvet, curved to fit the wearer across the top of the head from ear to ear. The "wings" of the butterfly are covered with a wide white mesh, and on each side is a large artificial flower of white taffeta and white velvet, with green velvet leaves with rhinestones. Some remains of beige veiling. No labels or tags.
Date: 1955~

Headpiece

Description: Headpiece of bright yellow netting. Headband is circular and covered in yellow velvet ribbon with bow of same. Crown is yellow netting trimmed with yellow flowers.
Date: 1955?

Headpiece

Description: Headpiece of off-white satin. Designed as an open oval ring, the headpiece is made of a 1 inch wide stuffed headring overlaid with a veil of black net with embroidered floral forms. The veil extends down at front, and is gathered at sides. Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1955~

Headpiece

Description: Headpiece of golden brown crocheted flat braid ribbon. Black net. Maker's label: "Evelynvaron / Model"
Date: 1955?
Creator: Varon, Evelyn

Hollow Form

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1955 - 1956
Creator: Hepworth, Barbara
Item Type: Artwork

Little Girl's Dress

Description: Little girl's dress of alternating pink linen and sheer organdy fabric in scallop design. Round neckline; sleeveless. Bodice has four round plastic buttons down center back. Skirt is gathered at natural waist; piping detail in pink linen at front waist seam. Pink linen sash attaches at side seams and ties in back. Fully lined in sheer organdy fabric.
Date: 1955~

Little Girl's Pinafore Dress Ensemble

Description: Little Girl's pinafore dress ensemble of pink organdy, consisting of: A) Dress. Jewel neck and short puffed sleeves are trimmed in white lace. Skirt gathers at yoke. Center back opening of two mother-of-pearl buttons. B) Pinafore. Square neck and double layer of ruffles trimmed in white lace for sleeves. Skirt has a ruche of lace above scalloped hem. Center back opening of three mother-of-pearl buttons.
Date: 1955/1959

Memory of a Voyage

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1955
Creator: Magritte, René
Item Type: Artwork

Mushroom Hat

Description: Hat of black felt. Resembling the cap of a mushroom, the hat consists of a wide, low, soft crown that extends out as a brim would. The underside of the "cap" is of the same material, and the whole is set on a short cylindrical "stalk" which fits on the wearer's head. Inner part of hat is unlined, with an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Retailer's label inside: "Made to order hat / Bergdorf / Goodman / On The Plaza - New York"
Date: 1955~

Number 5

Description: This abstract painting includes hues of red and gray with black and white.
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Date: 1955
Creator: Mathieu, Georges
Item Type: Artwork

Oval Painting,

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1955
Creator: Bolotowsky, Ilya
Item Type: Artwork

Petti-Hoop

Description: Petti-hoop of steel hoops within a white cotton petticoat. A modified form of cage crinoline consisting of three graduated steel hoops that open with snaps that fit within horizontal pockets of the full-length petticoat. Petticoat has gathered waist and eyelet lace at hem. Maker's label sewn in: "Petti-hoop / Created by / Ru-Nell / Pat Pend #494517" Size label, "10". The Ru-Nell Manufacturing Co. was founded by Fred Poole in 1935 in Yorkville, Georgia, USA. The company was named after his wife Ruby, and his oldest daughter Nell. Originally producing chenille bedspreads, they began to manufacturing "Petti-hoops" after their daughter Dorothy was unable to find a petticoat/hoop set to wear for a Southern Bell Ball in the 1950's. Ruby Poole designed the first one, and it became so popular that they went into production. Later they were produced as wedding gown underpinnings.
Date: 1955/1965
Creator: Ru-Nell Manufacturing Co. (Yorkville, Georgia)

Picture Hat

Description: Picture hat of black ribbon straw. The shallow, domed crown is surrounded by the wide, flat brim, which is edged with black velvet ribbon where edge turns down. The crown is lined in a stiffened black mesh, while the brim is lined in a fine woven black straw. The hat has an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus / Salon" Size label: "22"
Date: 1955~

Picture Hat

Description: Picture hat of black straw. Domed crown with uneven top, encircled at base of crown with black velvet 1/2" wide ribbon with trailing ends. Circular brim is set off-center so that it is deeper at front (7") than back (4 1/2", and curves downwards. Unlined, with inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Only label in hat is size label: "Medium". Accompanied by a simple short hatpin with black head.
Date: 1955~

Picture Hat

Description: Picture of "skimmer" hat of off-white or cream lace. Very shallow crown with low dome, encircled by an off-white velvet ribbon 1/2" wide, with trailing ends. Wide, circular brim is set off-center, wider (6") at front than back (4"), and curving downwards slightly. Lined in a similar color net/mesh, the underside has an inner stiffened structure edged with velvet ribbon, with extending wired triangular areas to help secure hat to wearer's head. No labels in hat.
Date: 1955~