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Women's Clothing from Europe

Clothing, organized by wearer, Women's, Europe

Works of Art (214)

"Airplane" Dress, spring/summer 2000 (remade 2006), Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus), Fiberglass, metal, cotton, synthetic (2006.251a–c)
"Irudrée" Gown, ca. 1923, Paul Poiret (French), Silk, metal (2007.146)
"Abandon" afternoon dress, fall/winter 1948–49, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk, cotton (C.I.58.7.8a,b)
Allegory of Music, 1649, Laurent de La Hyre (French), Oil on canvas (50.189)
"Arsène Lupin" theater dress, fall/winter 1954–55, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947), Wool, silk (C.I.55.29.2a,b)
Ball gown, ca. 1872, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Silk (C.I.46.25.1a-d)
Ball gown, ca. 1951, Jacques Fath (French), Black silk velvet with ivory silk satin, white mink, and gold metal trim (1984.606.3a,b)
"Bar" suit and jacket, spring/summer 1947, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk shantung (C.I.58.34.30)

Skirt, executed in 1969 from a 1947 design, Reproduction of a skirt designed by Christian Dior (French), Wool (C.I.69.40)
Beachwear (Bikini), 1970s, American or European, Cotton (1993.517.40ab)
Beachwear (bikini), 1970s, French, Synthetics (1993.517.44a,b)
Beachwear, ca. 1932, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Orange and yellow raw silk (2009.300.1336a–c)
Bell krater depicting the return of Persephone, ca. 440 B.C.; Red-figure, Attributed to the Persephone Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (28.57.23)
Belt, fall 1934, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Black silk taffeta, plastic (2009.300.1227)
"Bondage" suit, 1976, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Black cotton with metal fittings (2004.15a,b)

"Bondage" pants, late 1970s, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Black cotton sateen with two-piece matching black wool over-kilt (2003.479a–c)
Brassiere, 1920s, French, Silk, cotton (1977.363.18)
Bustle, ca. 1871, British, Cotton, metal (1985.27.4)
Cape and Dress, ca. 1931, Jean Patou (French), Ivory china silk with multicolored floral print (1972.30.17a,b)
"Chérie" dinner dress, spring/summer 1947, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk (C.I.48.13a,b)
Chopines, ca. 1600, Venice, Leather, silk, and wood (1973.114.4a,b)
"Claro" ensemble, fall/winter 1957–58, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Wool (C.I.65.14.18a-c)
Coat, 1911, Paul Poiret (French), Textile design by Raoul Dufy (French), Ivory and navy block printed velvet with brown fur trim and gold metallic mesh-covered silk closures (2005.199)
Coat, 1919, Paul Poiret (French), Silk, wool, metallic thread (2005.207)
Coat, ca. 1912, Paul Poiret (French), Natural and blue striped woven linen, blue silk, and faux abalone buttons (2005.200)
Coat, ca. 1919, Paul Poiret (French), Black silk and wool blend with white leather appliqués and white fur trim (C.I.61.40.4)
Coat, ca. 1933, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Cream cotton corded weave, metal (2009.300.1212)
Coat, spring 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Polychrome wool felt, blue silk faille (2002.479.4)
Coat, spring/summer 1953, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk (C.I.57.62.1a-c)
Cocktail dress, ca. 1960, Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French), Magenta silk (1993.190)
Cocktail dress, spring/summer 1948, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Silk, suede (C.I .58.34.28a,b)
Cocktail ensemble, ca. 1964, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Black silk and synthetic pile; ivory polyester blend damask with black nylon jersey (1973.297.2a,b)
Cocktail ensemble, ca. 1967, Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Black wool bouclé with black silk grosgrain trim (1977.115.17a,b)
"Cocteau" Evening Jacket, Fall 1937, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Linen, metallic foil, beads, paillettes (2009.421)
Corset, 1770s, Italian, Yellow, red, and ivory silk compound weave (C.I.40.173.6a–e)
Corset, 1891, Maison Léoty (French, late 19th century), Silk (C.I.45.27)
Corset, late 1760s, French, Silk, linen, leather, wood, baleen (C.I.50.8.2)
Corset, third quarter of 18th century, European, Green silk damask (C.I.39.13.211)
Costumes of Roman Women, Pietro Bertelli (Italian, Paduan), Engravings (62.676.31.2–6)

Court dress, ca. 1750, British, Blue silk taffeta brocaded with silver thread (C.I.65.13.1a-c)
Court gown, 1760s, French, Cloth-of-silver brocaded with silver lace trim (50.168.2a,b)
Court train (manteau de cour), ca. 1809, French, Red cut silk-velvet embroidered with gold metallic thread (32.35.10)
Courtesan and Blind Cupid, ca. 1588, Pietro Bertelli (Italian, Paduan), Engraving and etching; sheet (55.503.30)
"Cupola" cocktail dress, fall/winter 1953–54, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk (2002.304a,b)
Day coat, 1964, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Wool (1996.134.1)
Day dress, 1883–85, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Silk, glass (C.I.53.63a,b)
Day dress, 1955–56, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Wool (C.I.64.4.3)
Day dress, ca. 1924, Callot Soeurs (French), Woven cashmere embroidered with gold thread (1978.288.7a,b)
Day dress, ca. 1924, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Wool (1975.7)
Day dress, ca. 1960–64, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Wool, silk (1976.124.7a,b)
Day ensemble, ca. 1927, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Silk, wool (1984.31a-c)
Day ensemble, ca. 1927, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Silk, wool, metal (1984.28a-c)
Day suit, 1911–13, English, Wool, silk (C.I.37.46.177a,b)
Day suit, ca. 1937, Jean Patou (French), Black wool gabardine with silk grosgrain inserts (1978.165.20a,b)
De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo libri due . . . (Of Ancient and Modern Dress of Diverse Parts of the World in Two Books . . .), 1590, Cesare Vecellio (Italian, ca. 1521–1601), Published Venice: Damiano Zenaro, Printed book with woodcuts by Christoph Krieger (Cristoforo Guerra) (21.36.146)
Dinner dress, 1922–23, Paul Poiret (French), Navy-blue and red silk faille, gold metallic bullion buttons (C.I.43.85.2a,b)
Dinner dress, fall/winter 1949–50, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Wool, silk (1989.130.1a,b)
Dinner dress, summer 1940, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Orange silk jersey, blue silk faille, ceramic (2009.300.1210)
Dress (open robe), 1795, English, Silk, cotton,(C.I.37.46.1)
Dress (Robe à la française), 1740s, England; textile Dutch or German, Silk, linen, pigment (1995.235a,b)
Dress (robe à la polonaise), ca. 1780, French, White silk de chine with hand-painted multicolored floral sprays (1976.146a,b)

Dress (robe à la polonaise), 1780–85, American, Yellow silk de chine with hand-painted multicolored floral sprays (1970.87a,b)
Dress ensemble, ca. 1965–66, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Silk (1978.64.4a,b)
Dress, 1907, Jeanne Hallée, Black silk crepe embroidered with silk floss and ribbon (C.I.49.2.5)
Dress, 1940, Madame Grès (French), Evening gown with peplum, silk jersey (41.65.2)
Dress, ca. 1735, British, Heavy silk with lace pattern design woven in beige and rust on a dark brown satin ground (C.I.64.14)
Dress, ca. 1940, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Blue plain weave cotton (2009.300.146)
Dress, early 20th century, Mariano Fortuny (Spanish), Chlamys: brown and gray silk velvet printed with metallic silver; Dress: rust pleated silk (2001.702a)
Dress, fall/winter 1987–88, Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Germany), for House of Chanel (French), Black vinyl and black nylon blend tulle, black silk satin, and black polyester jersey (1994.161.1)
Dress, spring/summer 2003, Alexander McQueen (British), Shredded ivory silk chiffon and tiered silk organza (2003.462)
Dressing gown, ca. 1880, Japanese for Western market, Quilted blue silk (1970.83a,b)

Dressing gown, late 1880s, Japanese for Western market, Quilted brown silk (1975.227.7a,b)
Dressing gown, ca. 1930, Mariano Fortuny (Spanish), Stenciled rose silk (C.I.50.44)
Dutch Girl in White, 1907, Robert Henri (American), Oil on canvas (50.47)
Ensemble, 1913, Paul Poiret (French), Ivory silk damask, ivory silk net, and ivory China silk with rhinestone trim; ivory silk net with green and black silk gauze, applied tape and rhinestone trim; green and black silk gauze headdress with strands of rhinestones; ivory silk damask shoes (2005.193a–g)
Ensemble, 1967, Emanuel Ungaro (French), White elasticized net with allover appliqués of white braid trefoils (1970.89.1a-c)
Ensemble, autumn/winter 2001–2, Rei Kawakubo (Japanese), for Comme des Garçons (French), Black cotton velvet; red cotton velvet; pink rayon satin with black cotton tulle and synthetic lace (2004.188ab)
Ensemble, ca. 1979, Giorgio Armani (Italian), Maize waxed linen; sheer houndstooth woven rayon (1984.586.2a–c)
Ensemble, ca. 1999, Prada (Italian), Brown and white faux tweed checked cotton with brown leather trim (2002.561.1a–d)
Ensemble, late 19th—early 20th century, Slovakian, Cotton, silk, wool (C.I.39.91.30a–g)
"A" ensemble, spring/summer 1955, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Wool, silk, straw (C.I.55.63a-c)
Evening coat, 1935, Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French), White silk brocade with polychrome birds and polychrome striped silk (C.I.46.4.19a,b)
Evening coat, ca. 1927, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Silk, metallic thread (1984.30)
Evening coat, fall/winter 1950, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Silk (C.I. 55.76.26)
Evening dress and belt, fall/winter 1996–97, Tom Ford (American), for Gucci (Italian), White rayon jersey; white self-covering with brass buckle (1999.136.3a,b)
Evening dress, 1812–14, French, Silk (37.116a–c)

Dress, ca. 1820, British, Silk (1985.222.2a,b)
Evening dress, 1833–35, English, Silk (C.I.37.46.5)
Evening dress, 1877–82, European, Silk (C.I.37.61.1a,b)
Evening dress, 1893–1900, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Silk (1994.462a,b)
Evening dress, 1898–1900, House of Worth (French),Silk (1976.258.1a,b)
Evening dress, 1910, Paul Poiret (French), Green and ivory striped silk, black silk chiffon, white linen (2009.300.1289)
Evening dress, 1925, House of Worth (French, Silk, glass, metallic threads (C.I.46.4.20a-c)
Evening dress, 1928, Louiseboulanger (French), Silk, feathers (1973.6a,b)
Evening dress, 1938, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Black silk net with polychrome sequins (C.I.46.4.7a–c)
Evening dress, 1938, Madeleine Vionnet (French), Black silk satin and black silk net embroidered with black sequins (C.I.46.4.4a–c)
Evening dress, 1938, Madeleine Vionnet (French), Silver lamé and ivory silk net (C.I.46.4.24a,b)

Evening dress, 1938, Madeleine Vionnet (French), Pale pink and silver lamé and pale pink silk net (C.I.46.4.25a,b)
Evening dress, 1939, Jeanne Lanvin (French), Steel-gray silk taffeta embroidered with metallic sequins and pink beads (C.I.46.4.18a,b)
Evening dress, 1966, Emilio Pucci (Italian), Polychrome silk jersey (1970.160.17)
Evening dress, ca. 1884–86, American or European, Silk (C.I.63.23.3a,b)
Evening dress, ca. 1887, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Silk, glass, metallic thread (C.I.49.3.28a,b); Evening dress, 1892, House of Worth (French), Silk, crystal, metallic threads (C.I.49.3.25a,b)
Evening dress, ca. 1926–27, Attributed to Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Silk, metallic threads, sequins (C.I.65.47.2a,b)
Evening dress, ca. 1959, Richard Tam (American), Pink silk gazar with matching pink feathers (1980.338.6)
Evening dress, fall/winter 1950, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Silk, beads, rhinestones (C.I. 53.40.10a-d)
Evening dress, fall/winter 1965–66, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Lace, silk (1973.20)
Evening dress, fall/winter 1991–92, Gianni Versace (Italian), Pink quilted silk satin, silk georgette, lace, 1993 (1993.52.1)

Evening dress, fall/winter 1991–92, Gianni Versace (Italian), Pale blue quilted silk satin, silk georgette, lace (1993.52.2)
Evening dress, fall/winter 1998, Dolce & Gabbana (Italian), Black silk duchesse satin with multicolored handpainted floral motifs and blue silk crepe lining, 1999 (1999.23)
Evening dress, spring/summer 1938, Madeleine Vionnet (French), Rayon (C.I.52.18.4)
Evening dress, summer 1937, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Printed crepe-back silk satin (2009.300.1347a,b)
Evening dress, winter 1978, Missoni (Italian), Gold, bone, rust, and black silk knit with gold Lurex floating threads (1984.589.5a,b)
Evening ensemble, 1934, Mariano Fortuny (Spanish), Pale-blue pleated silk (1979.344.11a,b)
Evening ensemble, 1936, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Ivory silk lace with ivory silk tulle (1978.165.16a,b)
Evening ensemble, 1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Ivory silk organza embroidered with metallic thread, purl, and rhinestones (C.I.46.4.3a–e)
Evening ensemble, 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Orange silk organza with metallic stripes and orange silk (C.I.46.4.10a–c)
Evening ensemble, ca. 1934, Jeanne Lanvin (French), Black silk taffeta with metal plaques (1993.423.1a,b)
Evening ensemble, ca. 1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Purple silk velvet, metal foil (2009.300.1167a,b)
Evening ensemble, ca. 1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian); André Perugia (French), Green silk faille, metallic thread, gold kidskin, beige plastic (2009.300.1168a–c)
Evening ensemble, ca. 1990–92, Emanuel Ungaro (French), Gray silk crepe and gray silk chiffon (1993.345.15a-c)
Evening ensemble, fall 1952, Emilio Schuberth (Italian), Purple, pink, and black striped silk satin with black cotton lace appliqué (C.I.55.76.12a–d)
Evening ensemble, spring/summer 1980, Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Gilt embroidered black silk gazar (1984.607.28a–c)
Evening ensemble, spring/summer 1992, Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Germany), for House of Chanel (French), Silk, cotton, metal, wood (1993.104.2a-c)
Evening gown, 1880s, Attributed to Liberty of London (British), Yellow China silk (1985.155)
Evening gown, 1902, English, Silk, sequins (C.I.37.44.1)
Evening gown, 1920s, Mariano Fortuny (Spanish), Pale-pink pleated silk with pink silk cord and glass beads (1995.28.6a)
Evening gown, 1939, Madeleine Vionnet (French), Pale pink lamé and black silk lace appliquéd with black silk velvet (C.I.52.24.2a,b)
Evening gown, 1949, Edward Molyneux (French, born England), Mauve acetate satin-backed crepe (C.I.50.21.12)
Evening gown, 1954, Madame Grès (French), White silk jersey (C.I.56.60.6a,b)
Evening gown, 1958, Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French), White silk jersey (1973.104.2)
Evening gown, 1963, Hubert de Givenchy (French), Coral cotton lace reembroidered with coral-colored beads and coral pieces (1974.184.2)
Evening gown, 1965, Cristobal Balenciaga (French), Light-blue silk satin (1973.139)
Evening gown, 1967–85, Madame Grès (French), Cream silk jersey (1997.116.38a-c)
Evening gown, 1978, Madame Grès (French), Green silk jersey and green silk velvet (1997.116.1a,b)
Evening gown, 1987, Patou by Christian Lacroix (French), Raspberry silk taffeta (1994.278)
Evening gown, ca. 1965, Madame Grès (French), White silk jersey (1994.192.12)
Evening gown, ca. 1968, Hubert de Givenchy (French), Salmon-colored silk with feathers (1971.79.4)
Evening gown, spring/summer 1991, Gianni Versace (Italian), for Versace Couture (Italian, founded 1992), Polychrome printed silk with multicolored rhinestone and glass bead embroidery (1993.52.4)
Evening gown, spring–summer 1996, Gianni Versace (Italian), Silver silk satin and silver synthetic lamé embroidered with clear and silver pailettes and beads (1999.328.4)
Evening jacket, 1936–37, Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946), Silver lamé with black fox trim (C.I.66.58.1)
Evening jacket, 1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Deep magenta rayon crepe embroidered with metallic thread and polychrome sequins with plastic insect buttons (1974.338.2)

Dinner Suit, 1937–1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Green silk crepe and green silk velvet embroidered with metallic thread and red and pink rhinestones with half dome shaped plastic buttons inset with flowers (1978.288.19a–c)
Evening jacket, summer 1937, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Blue silk velvet, metal, rhinestones, plastic (2009.300.1354)
Evening wrap, 1954–55, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Pink silk faille (1973.21.3)
"Eventail" cocktail dress, fall/winter 1956–57, Christian Dior (French), Navy and royal blue warp-printed taffeta with navy horsehair band trim (C.I.63.36a–c)
Fancy dress costume, 1911, Paul Poiret (French), Seafoam green silk gauze, silver lamé, blue foil and blue and silver coiled cellophane cord appliqué, and blue, silver, coral, pink, and turquoise cellulose beading (1983.8a,b)
Fancy dress costume, ca. 1870, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Cream and blue silk taffeta, gold metallic, white silk tulle (2009.300.1363a,b)
Figure of a woman, mid-5th century B.C., Greek, Terracotta (06.1151)
Fragment from the Eleusinian Relief, ca. 27 B.C.–14 A.D.; Augustan, Fragments of a Roman copy set in a plaster cast of the original Greek relief of ca. 350–325 B.C., Marble (14.130.9)
[Fright], 1861–67, Pierre-Louis Pierson (French), Salted paper print retouched in gouache by the Countess de Castiglione, (1975.548.119)
Girdle, 1924, American or European, Silk (1974.258.11)
Girdle, late 14th century, Italy; Venice (?), Basse taille enamel and silver-gilt plaques, mounted on a woven band (17.190.963)
Grave stele of a little girl, ca. 450–440 B.C., Greek, Parian marble (27.45)
Grave stele with a family group, ca. 360 B.C.; Classical, Greek, Attic, Pentelic marble (11.100.2)
Habiti delle donne venetiane (Costumes of Venetian Women), ca. 1591–1609, Giacomo Franco (Italian), Published Venice: Giacomo Franco, Printed book with engraved plates (34.68)
Hat, winter 1938–39, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Black wool felt, feathers (2009.300.1163)
Jumpsuit, fall–winter 2002, Giorgio Armani (Italian), Gray silk satin (2003.68a,b)
"Junon" dress, fall/winter 1949–50, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Cotton, sequins (C.I.53.40.5a-d)
Kylix, ca. 500 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to Douris, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (1986.322.1)
"La Cigale" dress, fall/winter 1952–53, Christian Dior (French), Silver gray silk moiré (C.I.59.26.3a,b)
Lace border, 17th century, Italian, Linen (33.90.35)
Lekythos depicting Poseidon pursuing Amymone, ca. 440 B.C.; Red-figure, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (17.230.35)
"Lys Noir" evening dress, fall/winter 1957–58, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk (C.I.69.39)
Mantle, 1870–75, French, White wool serge couched with metallic braid (46.25.4)

Opera cloak, 1850s, American, Ivory silk faille embroidered with gold soutache braid (C.I.53.2)

Dolman, ca. 1870, American (?), While silk poplin and braid (C.I.38.102)
Mantua, ca. 1708, English, Bizarre silk in salmon-pink damask with floral and foliate pattern brocaded with polychrome silk and gold metallic file (1991.6.1a,b)
Mantua, late 17th century, British, Taupe wool with stripes of dull orange and blue, embroidered in silver-gilt thread (33.54a,b)
The Milliner, 1877, August Renoir (French), Pastel on paper (1974.356.34)
"Mondrian" day dress, autumn 1965, Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Wool jersey in color blocks of white, red, blue, black, and yellow (C.I.69.23)
Oinochoe-chous depicting women perfuming clothes, ca. 420–410 B.C.; Classical, red-figure, Attributed to the Meidias Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (75.2.11)
Opera coat, 1912, Paul Poiret (French), Yellow and pale blue silk satin, black silk velvet, turquoise silk satin with gold and silver filé crocheted overlay, and silver filé trapunto half-belt and trim (1982.350.2)
Pagode: Costumes Parisiennes, 1914, Étienne Drian (French), Hand-colored print (LY62.38.1[20])
Pair of gloves, 1620–40, English or Dutch, Leather; silk worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; long-and-short, satin, knots, and couching stitches; metal bobbin lace (28.220.3,.4)
Pair of gloves, 1620s, English, Leather; satin worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; long-and-short, satin, detached buttonhole, couching stitches; metal bobbin lace; silk and metal ribbon (64.101.1248,.1249)
Pair of gloves, ca. 1600, English, Leather; satin worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; satin, couching, and darning stitches; metal bobbin lace (28.220.7,.8)
Pair of gloves, first half of 17th century, English, Leather; canvas worked with silk and metal thread; tent, Gobelin, detached buttonhole variations, and plaited braid stitches; metal bobbin lace; silk and metal ribbon (28.210.1,.2)
Panel, ca. 1900, Hector Guimard (French), Silk and paint on silk (49.85.11)
Panniers, ca. 1750, British, Tan linen and baleen (1973.65.2)
Pantsuit, ca. 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Brown wool tweed, brown leather (2009.300.1870a,b)
Pantsuit, spring/summer 1970, Designed by Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Cotton (1984.598.96a–c)
"Partie Fine" dress, spring/summer 1951, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk, nylon, leather (C.I.53.40.21a-c)
Petticoat, 1830s, American, Cotton (1992.365)

Corset, 1830s, American, Cotton (1987.238)

Sleeve supports, ca. 1828, British, Cotton, baleen (C.I.66.38.5a,b)
The Pink Dress (Albertie-Marguerite Carré, later Madame Ferdinand-Henri Himmes, 1854–1935), ca. 1870, Berthe Morisot (French), Oil on canvas (2003.20.8)
"Pisanelle" cocktail ensemble, fall/winter 1949–50, Christian Dior (French), Navy and blue silk satin with navy silk velvet (C.I.53.40.9a–d)
Relief of a dancing maenad, ca. 27 B.C.–14 A.D.; Augustan, Roman copy of a Greek relief attributed to Kallimachos, ca. 425–400 B.C., Pentelic marble (35.11.3)
Robe à l'anglaise, 1784–87, French, White muslin with hammered silver foliate diaper-patterned and red silk thread embroidery (1991.204a,b)
Robe à la française, 1775–1800, French, Silk (C.I.61.13.1a,b)
Robe à la française, ca. 1765, French or Austrian, Pale blue silk satin brocaded with silver (2001.472)
Robe à la française, ca. 1770, French, Shell-pink faille, brocaded with polychrome floral bouquets (C.I.61.34a,b)
Robe à la française, third quarter of 18th century, French, Ivory cotton printed in multicolored floral motif (C.I.64.32.3a,b)
Robe de style, 1924–25, Jeanne Lanvin (French), Ivory and black silk taffeta trimmed with pink and black silk velvet rosettes (C.I.56.49.1)

Robe de style, 1924–25, Jeanne Lanvin (French), Ivory and black silk taffeta trimmed with pink and black silk velvet rosettes (1979.122.1)
Robe volante, 1730s, France, Silk, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2010 (2010.148)
Robe, mid-18th century, French, Patterened light blue ribbed silk, brocaded in polychrome silks, metallic gold, and silver (C.I.62.28a,b)
Round Box Brooch, 700–900, Viking; Made in Gotland, Sweden, Copper alloy (1992.59.1)
Round gown, ca. 1795, Italian, Silk, linen (1979.20a–f)
Round gown, ca. 1798, British, White cotton with polychrome wool crewel embroidered trim (1998.222.1)
Shirt, 1976, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Striped brown and white cotton with stenciled and painted slogans, and appliquéd patches (1985.375.6)
Shirt, ca. 1935–37, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Wool (1976.29.7)
Statue of a wounded Amazon, 1st–2nd century A.D., Roman copy of a Greek bronze original, ca. 450–425 B.C., Marble (32.11.4)
Statue of a young woman and a girl from a grave monument, ca. 320 B.C., Greek, Attic, Marble (44.11.2,.3)
Statue of Eirene (personification of peace), ca. 14–68 A.D.; Julio-Claudian, Roman copy of a Greek original by Kephisodotos, 375/374–360/359 B.C., Marble (06.311)
Statuette of a standing girl, ca. 300 B.C., Greek, Attic, Terracotta (07.286.31)
Statuette of a standing maiden, late 6th century B.C., Etruscan; Italy, Etruria, Bronze (17.190.2066)
Statuette of a standing woman, late 4th–early 3rd century B.C., Greek, probably Boeotian, Terracotta (09.221.28)
Statuette of a veiled and masked dancer, Hellenistic, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Greek, Bronze (1972.118.95)
Statuette of a woman, 3rd century B.C., Greek, probably Boeotian, Terracotta (07.286.2)
Suit, fall 1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Plaid rayon crepe, blue plastic (1974.338.5a,b)
Suit, fall/winter 1938–39, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Wool (1974.338.1a,b)
T-shirt, 1975–77, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), White cotton with red, blue, and black silkscreen print (1985.375.13)
Tea gown, ca. 1891, French, Pieced panels of paisley-patterned woven wool shawl (1985.39.3)'
Theater suit, 1938, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Silk (C.I.54.16.1a,b)
Themis (goddess of custom and law), second half of 4th century B.C., Greek, Marble (03.12.17)
Tipos Locales [Local Types], 1858, Charles Clifford (British), Albumen silver print from glass negative (1988.1104)
Title Page for the Suite Elles, 1896, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French), Lithograph printed in three colors on wove paper (1984.1203.166[2])
Torso of draped, flying Nike, late 5th century B.C., Greek, Terracotta (07.286.23)
Trunk of shoes, 1914–19, Pietro Yantorny (Italian), Wood, silk, linen, leather (C.I.53.76.1a,b-12a,b)
Two dresses, ca. 1810, French, White cotton (07.146.5)
[Two Pupils in Greek Dress], 1883, Thomas Eakins (American), Platinum print (43.87.17)
"Venus" dress, 1949, Christian Dior (French), Gray silk net embroidered with feather-shaped opalescent sequins, rhinestones, simulated pearls, and paillettes (C.I.53.40.7a-e)
Wedding dress, 1898, House of Worth (French), Silk, pearl (C.I.41.14.1)
Woman from Altmark, 1570, Melchior Lorch (Danish), Pen and brown ink (1995.299)
Woman's jacket, ca. 1616, English, Linen worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; detached buttonhole variations, wrapped ladder stitch, straight, knot, chain, and satin stitches, metal bobbin lace (23.170.1)
"Y" evening dress, fall/winter 1955–56, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947), Silk (C.I.65.14.12a,b)

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