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Jean Patchett by Irving Penn, Vogue UK cover, June 1950. "Black and white - more brilliant than colour; symbolic of a black andwhite season. Wide, round, level hat by Lilly Dache. Silk organdiecoat-dress: Larry Aldrich. Scarf by Kimball" (Vogue)
Evening Dress, Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) for the House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937): 1950, French, silk/horsehair.
Vogue December 1950 “Miss Mary Drage is 19 years old and is dancing with the Sadler’s Wells Ballet company. She wears a full-length ball dress with grey clouds of rayon net and swooped about with grey rayon taffeta, by Rappi.” oh my, its so beautiful