Cardin, Pierre 1960's camel wool dress & cape
Pierre Cardin camel (light brown) wool hooded dress ensemble (dress & cape); short dress, semi-high round neckline in front, higher in back; sleeveless; yoked waistband; dirndl pocket front; snaps center back; waist fastens with large button; top stitched at neckline and waistband; lined in beige silk; hooded cape, double breasted-large buttons, large bow at neckline; top stitched on hood and along back.
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This dress was worn by Mrs. Frank (Isabel) Eberstadt. Isabel was the daughter of poet Ogden Nash. Born in 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, she later married Frederick Eberstadt. Frederick was a well-known photographer and style-setter in New York City. They were key figures in the New York social scene in the 1960s and 70s. Isabel was a graduate of Bryn Mawr and a published writer.
Tailored - Double-Breasted Jacket, Trapeze Silhouette
fiber content=Silk, Wool
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