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Dress

Smithsonian American Art Museum

dress for a squirrel; dress on cardboard hanger

National Museum of American History

1-piece dress

National Museum of American History

Unidentified Male Models Eskimo Clothing

Smithsonian Institution Archives
With fur jacket and pants, boots, and spear.

Paper Dress, Campbell's Soup Company

National Museum of American History
Everyday objects were elevated to artistic inspiration in Andy Warhol's painting Campbell's Soup Cans (1962) and "The Souper" paper dress.

Unidentified Woman in Dress

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Unidentified woman models dress from United States National Museum collections.

1-piece dress

National Museum of American History

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornaments

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress Ornament

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dress worn by Celia Cruz

National Museum of African American History and Culture
Red, gold, and blue sequin dress designed with horizontal, varied stripes and large open sleeves.

Prom Dress

National Museum of American History
Hand-sewn by the wearer for her senior prom in South Texas, this dress reflects middle-class attempts to imitate the grandeur of debutante balls. Starting out as college rituals at the turn of the 20th century, proms worked their way down to high schools and became more expensive during the prosperous 1950s. This dress was made in 1965, despite the counterculture of the 1960s showing a slight decline in the prom's popularity.

This dress is full-length and made of rose-colored, satin-like fabric. A darker pink machine-made lace with a floral patter covers the front and back of the bodice. The front of the lace is decorated with scattered three- point stars made of sewn-on oblong pearls with a smaller, round pearl in the center. These smaller pearls are also randomly applied throughout the bodice, though many are now missing. The bodice has two darts in the back and four in the front, with two coming up from the waist; the others form under the arms toward the breast area. An undecorated skirt is attached, flared, and gathered at the waist. It is made of two large panels seamed on the sides. The entire dress is lined in pale pink synthetic fabric. A metal zipper on the center back fastens the dress, and a hook-and-eye closure is at the top neckline.

Evening Dress, Oleg Cassini

National Museum of American History
French-born American fashion designer Cassini influenced fashion trends of the early sixties using strong colors and lavish fabrics in his elegant and modern designs.
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