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Evening dress Mark Mooring (American) Department Store: Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1899) Date: June 1942 Culture: American Medium: silk, glass. Detail

Embroidered silk evening dress worn by Ava Gardner, designed by Pierre Balmain, French, 1953. Label: "Pierre Balmain - Paris"

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RESERVED Vintage 50s 60s Mid Century Glamour Goddess Silk Chiffon Beaded Cocktail Party Wedding Dress

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"Diamond" evening dress, 1957 Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Silk: ivory satin: mushroom gros de londres; black velvet. Back

Jacques Fath Dress - 1957 - Lace, silk lined with cotton, boned, net, plastic and nylon, and velvet - Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, London - @~ Mlle

Evening Dress, Madame Grès, French, 1903–1993: Early 1950's, Silk knit nit and taffeta.