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1950-1959

Items in the 1950-1959 Collection

Dior Navy Wool Coatdress
Dior navy blue worsted wool small herringbone pattern double breasted coat-dress. Notched collar; double breasted; self-belt attached at side front seam and goes around back; princess seaming; inverted pleat from waist at back; set-in long sleeves…

1952 Dior Navy Silk Two-Piece Dress
Navy silk two-piece dress with asymmetrical front closure and belt.

1954 Dior Dark Gray Wool Dress
Dior dark gray wool dressmaker suit; consists of a bodice, jacket, and skirt; bodice- fitted, deep scoop neckline, center front zipper closure and hook/eyes, neckline single button closure, kimono gusset sleeves, lined black organza, bottom attached…

1959 Dior Boutique Blue/White Cocktail Dress
Dior blue and white flower print organdy dress; very full dirndl skirt; surplice wrap fitted bodice; low V-neckline in front, low round in back; sleeveless with bows on shoulders; back closure: self-fabric buttons center back; matching sash; light…

Irene, Red Wool Suit
Dark red wool suit, hip length, belted jacket which tapers at the waist. Intricate seaming at side waist with slash bound pockets. Straight skirt, black leather belt.

Karen Stark (Harvey Berin) Red Dress
Dark red silk satin cocktail dress.

Fitted bodice with faux center front closure of 4 3/4" self buttons/bound buttonholes. Double 1/4" wide straps that tie at shoulder. 2 1/2" wide inset waistband in front. Skirt front cut in inverted U shape…

1955-59 Red Chiffon Dress
Short dress in red chiffon over taffeta.

Square neckline in front, dips to slight V in back. Extended shoulder forms cap sleeves with underarm gussett 8" wide center panel of vertically gathered chiffon begins at neckline and ends above waistline.…

Adele Simpson Blue Silk Dress
Silk dress and belt. Dark blue printed silk dress with V-neckline. Modified kimono style short sleeves. 5" wide midriff inset in front. Draping is pleated into upper midriff seam, continues up and over the shoulder, then attaches at top of back neck.…

Mainbocher Blue Silk Faille Dress
Mainbocher blue (dark) silk faille short dress with wrap around skirt and belt; bodice fitted with midriff yoke, darts, round neck, short set-in sleeves, center front of skirt is cut straight with two small pleats at the waist, long side metal…

1950s Red Silk Dress with Circle Skirt
Red silk shantung zip front dress with white circle dot and stiff non-woven underlining in full circle gored skirt. Open pointed collar, cut-on short sleeves, princess seams extending from shoulder seams, front and back, to torso or just below waist…

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