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Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, 1903–1993). Evening Dress(detail), 1987, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn white silk organza, hand–stitched and –applied pleats of white silk jersey, hand–stitched bindings at neck and arms. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute

Madame Alix Grès (1903 – 1993), France, 1965 “Grecian” evening dress (front detail), off-white silk jersey The Museum at FIT, Museum Purchase Photograph: Irving Solero, Courtesy of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York