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Object Number 1986.005.0001
Object Name Dress
Creator Galanos
Creator (when more than 1) Galanos, James
Date 1965-1969
Culture American
Description Black cut velvet evening dress with floral lattice pattern, black wool embroidered with jet and braid. Sleeveless dress, scoop neck, top of embroidered wool, empire waist, columnar skirt, ankle length.

"Evening dress, about 1965. Black voided silk velvet, black silk crepe, black wool passementerie and beads. The empire bodice on this gown is heavily appliqu├ęd with black wool passementerie. The whole is lined with black silk crepe." (Galanos: American Luxury label copy, 2008)
Material Velvet/Wool/Jet
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Role Creator Designer
Credit line gift of Eleanor Lambert Berkson
Exhibit History-Exhibit # 66