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Plain weave (lamé). On loan from the Collection of John Henderson Davey, New York, NY. Photo credit: Sierra Robinson of the Golden Closet.
Platinum, engraved sapphire, and diamond. Neil Lane Collection.
Silk netting: embroidered with sequins; silk lining: plain weave w/crepe yarns in the warp direction. Worn by: Ina Claire (American, 1893 - 1985). Hamish Bowles.
Gold, diamond, and aquamarine. Worn by: Joan Crawford (American, 1905–1977). Promised gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf.
White gold and diamond. Promised gift in honor of Sylvia Chill Sethur.
Silk satin, embroidered. Worn by: Anna May Wong (Chinese American, 1905-1961). Museum purchase with funds donated by Jane Pappalardo.