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James, Charles

(American, born England, 1906–1978)

Works of Art (16)

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)
Cocktail dress, 1952, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Tobacco brown silk taffeta, brown jersey (2009.300.213a,b)
Day dress, 1952, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Gray silk faille (2009.300.450a,b)
"Diamond" evening dress, 1957, Charles James (American, born Great Britain) Silk: ivory satin: mushroom gros de londres; black velvet (2009.300.832)
Dinner suit, 1950, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Gray wool flannel, gunmetal gray silk (2009.300.352a,b)
Evening dress, 1936, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Cream china silk brocaded with gold metal thread (2009.300.687)
"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)
"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)
"Sirene" evening dress, 1941, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Black silk crepe (2009.300.576)
Suit, 1950, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Mulberry wool broadcloth (2009.300.10a,b)
"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)
Theater suit, 1951, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Copper silk satin, black wool cashmere (1975.246.5a–c)
"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)
Wedding dress, 1948–49, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Pink and ivory silk taffeta (1993.427)