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about the art

Evening Dress

Artist/Maker:Charles James (English, b.1906, d.1978), designer

Date:1956

Place:New York/New York/United States

Classification:Women's Main Dress: Majority of Body/Costume and Accessory

Medium:black silk velvet, off-white silk faille

Credit Line:Museum Purchase: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Schmidlapp, by exchange

Department:Costume & Textiles

Accession No:1987.79