Grace Coolidge’s Evening Gown Blue satin flapper-style evening gown trimmed with dark-blue sequins and gold glass beads. Grace Coolidge gave the dress to her White House maid, Maggie Rogers. It was likely shortened to be worn by Maggie’s daughter Lillian.
Date: Culture: American Medium: silk, rhinestones Dimensions: Length at CB: 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.
Evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American, ca. Made for movement & dancing. Three layers of silk chiffon cut with handkerchief hem, with many points hanging down from substantial width of beading. Above this floating base, bodice hangs smooth
Victoria-Transvaal Diamond is a 68 carat, champagne-colored diamond cut into a pear shape. Found in the Transvaal province, South Africa. The Necklace consists of gold chain with 106 diamonds in varying carats and shapes to enhance the 'starring' gem.
Evening dress - Side Designer: Attributed to Gilbert Adrian (American, Naugatuck, Connecticut Hollywood, California) Date: late Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of David Walker Campbell.