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Clothing, Dress

Works of Art (125)

"Airplane" Dress, spring/summer 2000 (remade 2006), Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus), Fiberglass, metal, cotton, synthetic (2006.251a–c)
"Abandon" afternoon dress, fall/winter 1948–49, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk, cotton (C.I.58.7.8a,b)
"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)
At-home dress, ca. 1850, English, Chinese aubergine silk damask and velvet (1994.302.1)
Ball gown, 1954, Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), Emerald green silk satin (2009.300.3522)
"Butterfly" ball gown, 1955, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Silk: smoke gray chiffon; pale gray satin; aubergine, lavender, and oyster; synthetic: white nylon (2009.300.816)
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)
Cocktail dress, 1952, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Tobacco brown silk taffeta, brown jersey (2009.300.213a,b)
Cocktail dress, 1961, Norman Norell (American), Black wool crepe (1986.517.5)
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. 1967, Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Black wool bouclé with black silk grosgrain trim (1977.115.17a,b)
Court dress, ca. 1750, British, Blue silk taffeta brocaded with silver thread (C.I.65.13.1a-c)
"Cupola" cocktail dress, fall/winter 1953–54, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk (2002.304a,b)
Day dress and coat, fall 1957, Anne Fogarty (American), Red wool twill (C.I.63.47.3a,b)
Day dress, 1883–85, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Silk, glass (C.I.53.63a,b)
Day dress, 1952, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Gray silk faille (2009.300.450a,b)
Day dress, 1955–56, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Wool (C.I.64.4.3)
Day dress, ca. 1857, American, Silk (C.I.38.23.56)
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)
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)
Denise at Her Dressing Table, ca. 1908–9, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas (2005.129)
"Diamond" evening dress, 1957, Charles James (American, born Great Britain) Silk: ivory satin: mushroom gros de londres; black velvet (2009.300.832)
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 ornament, ca. 1923, Georges Fouquet (French), Jade, onyx, diamonds, enamel, platinum (2001.723)
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, 1989, Issey Miyake (Japanese), Brown wool knit (2003.79.3)
Dress, autumn/winter 1991–1992, Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese), Bodice of plywood and metal; skirt of plywood, metal, and black wool felt (2010.396a,b)
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. 1799–1800, American, Linen, cotton (1988.242.4)
Dress, ca. 1940, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Blue plain weave cotton (2009.300.146)
Dress, ca. 1950, Claire McCardell (American), Black rayon jersey (1997.193.2)
Dress, ca. 1966–67, American, Paper printed with allover pattern of Campbell Soup cans in black, red, and gold (1995.178.3)
Dress, ca. 1990, Issey Miyake (Japanese), Gold and burgundy finely pleated cotton blend (2001.711)
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 2000, Issey Miyake (Japanese), Yellow synthetic mesh (2003.205)
Dress, spring/summer 1997, Rei Kawakubo (Japanese), for Comme des Garçons (French), Gray and white gingham checked nylon and elasticine blend (1998.516.1a,b)
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)
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, 1936, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Cream china silk brocaded with gold metal thread (2009.300.687)
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, 1939, Mainbocher (American), Ivory silk chiffon embroidered with white and silver sequin butterflies and ivory silk taffeta (C.I.46.4.2a–e)
Evening dress, 1950, Claire McCardell (American), Red silk damask (C.I.58.49.4a,b)
Evening dress, 1966, Emilio Pucci (Italian), Polychrome silk jersey (1970.160.17)
The Evening Dress, before 1926, Thomas Wilmer Dewing (American), Pastel on brown paper cardboard (66.157)
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. 1938, Mainbocher (American), Black silk taffeta embroidered with metallic thread, sequins, and beads (C.I.46.4.1)
Evening dress, ca. 1959, Richard Tam (American), Pink silk gazar with matching pink feathers (1980.338.6)
Evening dress, fall 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), White silk organza, metallic thread, plastic, white suede, green metal (2009.300.1165a,b)
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, ca. 1934, Jeanne Lanvin (French), Black silk taffeta with metal plaques (1993.423.1a,b)
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)
"Four-Leaf Clover" ball gown, 1953, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Silk: Ivory Duchesse satin; ivory faille; black velvet (velours de Lyon); synthetic: nylon mesh (2009.300.779)
Half-sewn muslin (Model No. 173), 1947, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Cotton muslin (2009.300.742)
Harlequin and Harlequin Dressed as Colombine, ca. 1770–80, Russian; Verbilky, Gardner Porcelain Factory, Hard-paste porcelain (1982.60.157, .158)
"Junon" dress, fall/winter 1949–50, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Cotton, sequins (C.I.53.40.5a-d)
"La Cigale" dress, fall/winter 1952–53, Christian Dior (French), Silver gray silk moiré (C.I.59.26.3a,b)
"Lys Noir" evening dress, fall/winter 1957–58, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk (C.I.69.39)
The Masquerade Dress, 1911, Robert Henri (American), Oil on canvas (58.157)
Miniature Dress, 12th–13th century, Peru; Ica (?), Cotton, feathers (1979.206.639)
"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)
Outer robe (uchikake) with scenes of filial piety, Edo period, late 18th century, Japan, Resist-dyed and embroidered silk crepe (49.32.109)
"Partie Fine" dress, spring/summer 1951, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk, nylon, leather (C.I.53.40.21a-c)
The Pink Dress (Albertie-Marguerite Carré, later Madame Ferdinand-Henri Himmes, 1854–1935), ca. 1870, Berthe Morisot (French), Oil on canvas (2003.20.8)
"Popover" dress, 1942, Claire McCardell (American), Blue linen

(C.I.45.71.2a,b)
"Ribbon" ball gown, 1947, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Silk: cream, yellow, and gray satin; blue faille; gray and pale green taffeta (2009.300.1187)
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 l'anglaise, ca. 1770, American, Silk (C.I.37.66a,b)
Robe à la française, 1775–1800, French, Silk (C.I.61.13.1a,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)
Shirtwaist dress, 1972, Halston (Roy Halston Frowick) (American), Lavender Ultrasuede (1993.351ab)
"Sirene" evening dress, 1941, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Black silk crepe (2009.300.576)
"Swan" evening dress, 1951, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Ivory silk satin; black marquisette; black fringe; multiple layers of tulle in ombré tones of brown between layers of black tulle (2009.300.850)
Tea gown, ca. 1891, French, Pieced panels of paisley-patterned woven wool shawl (1985.39.3)'
"Tree" evening dress, 1955, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Silk: rose pink taffeta; white satin; synthetic: red, pink, and white tulle (2009.300.991)
Two dresses, ca. 1810, French, White cotton (07.146.5)
[Two Girls in Identical Dresses], ca. 1857, Jeremiah Gurney (American), Daguerreotype (2005.100.325)
[Two Pupils in Greek Dress], 1883, Thomas Eakins (American), Platinum print (43.87.17)
Une Balleteuse, 1900, Robert Demachy (French), Gum bichromate print (33.43.58)
"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)
Walking dress, ca. 1835, American, Silk (26.250.1a,b)
Walking dress, ca. 1860, American, Silk, mother-of-pearl (C.I.69.33.4a–d)
Wedding dress, 1898, House of Worth (French), Silk, pearl (C.I.41.14.1)
Wedding dress, 1948–49, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Pink and ivory silk taffeta (1993.427)
Wedding dress, spring/summer 2000, Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese), Natural cotton muslin (2003.573.8a,b)
Woman from Altmark, 1570, Melchior Lorch (Danish), Pen and brown ink (1995.299)
Woman's Dress, 14th–early 16th century, Peru; Chuquibamba, Camelid hair (1995.109)
Wrap dress, ca. 1975, Diane Von Furstenberg (American), Green-and-white dotted cotton/rayon blend jersey (1997.487)
"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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