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Gold silk dress (back detail, evening bodice), French, ca. 1865. Label: "Mme. Marguerite Robes, 6 rue de Miromenil, Paris"

Yves Saint Laurent, Paris (French, founded 1961), Evening ensemble, Spring/Summer 1963. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Wrightsman, 1964. (C.I.64.20.9a, b)

Africa | Portrait of manifestation of an Egun - a voodoo ancestor spirit in Sakete, Benin. West Africa. 2005. |©Toby Adamson/Axiom

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Date: fall/winter 1938–39 Culture: French Medium: metal thread

Nasty Galfrom Nasty Gal

Tiger Mist Girl Around Town Skirt

Mermaid sequin skirt

Anders Rising’s portrait of dancer, singer, and founding member of the Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba, Zenaida Armenteros (b. 1931), ca. 2006: She dances forth the powerful orisha, Oyá, the feared guardian of the cemeteries, with a temperament that makes the other saints of the Yoruba religion tremble, the only one who knows how to conquer the warrior god Changó – with her sweetness.

Designer: Valentino (Italian, born 1932) Date: late 1960s Culture: Italian Medium: silk, feathers

Evening ensemble House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937) Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) Date: fall/winter 1964–65

Iyá Lidia d' Òsòóguíyán de Sto. Amaro da Purificação - Uma grande senhora - From https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4663405194374=pb.1570809912.-2207520000.1369188199.=3