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Calotte

Description: Hat of sequins and beading. The hat is styled as a calotte (also spelled "calot") with shaped crown covered in iridescent sequins of light blues, with a large flower-head on either side embellished with pale blue and white sequins, gray bead, and pearls. The petals of the flowers extend below edge of crown. Overlaid with pale blue light mesh veil. Lined in lace. Designer's label inside: "A / Frances & Walter Nelkin / Hat", with a red sequin sewn in each upper corner of label.
Date: 1955~
Creator: Frances & Walter Nelkin

Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte style hat of black satin. Bow of black satin as trim. Net at back of hat. Hatpin with head covered in matching satin. Lined. Comb at inside front of hat for securing hat to wearer's head. Retailer's label: "A. Harris & Co. / Dallas" Union/size label to right of retailer's label.
Date: 1953

Hat

Description: Hat of navy felt. Somewhat like a cloche in style, the had has a low, rounded crown, with narrow turned-up brim at front. At right side are two fans or "conch shaped" decorations of navy grosgrain ribbon. The hat is overlaid at front with a navy veil. Inner navy grosgrain ribbon hatband. Accompanied by a plain black-headed hatpin. Designer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Hazel Eller - Custom Made"
Date: 1955~
Creator: Eller, Hazel

Seamstress

Description: Painting dark and light green, gray, light pink and burnt sienna loose brush strokes. Seated female figure carrying out a tasks on a light green dress form. Clothing pattern blocks are hung behind the seated female figure on the right side. On the bottom left, a burnt sienna stool with clothing raiments.
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Date: 1956/1960~
Creator: Soyer, Raphael

Double Portrait of Frank O'Hara

Description: Painting of dark and light brown, blue-gray and peach oil painting. Loose gestural double-portrait of a male figure (i.e. Frank O' Hara). The left figure is quarter view while the figure on the right is full-frontal.
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Date: 1954/1955~
Creator: Rivers, Larry

Washington Crossing the Delaware

Description: Drawing of dark gray, blue-gray, gold and white oil graphite on on line. Various gestural figures depicted throughout piece. Several figures are appear to be on horseback while other are standing in water. The scene is a loose rendering of the President George Washington Crossing the Delaware.
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Date: 1953~
Creator: Rivers, Larry

Red Painting

Description: Painting of layered red and black rapid abstract square strokes.
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Date: 1950/1950~
Creator: Guston, Philip

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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