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Dresses worn in the 1942 movie Magnificent Ambersons: Dolores Costello “Isabel Amberson” aubergine silk-velvet and lace robe and Agnes Moorehead “Fanny Minafer silver satin floral pattern ball gown.

Dresses worn in the 1942 movie Magnificent Ambersons: Dolores Costello “Isabel Amberson” aubergine silk-velvet and lace robe and Agnes Moorehead “Fanny Minafer silver satin floral pattern ball gown.

Robe à la Française. European. 1730-40. Silk, metal.  #2009.300.1089 CB view. This is an extraordinary example of weaving incorporating silver metallic threads in a very distinctive design. This textile was identified as an identical match to the textile of a gown worn to a Russian Imperial wedding in the in the 1730s.

This is an extraordinary example of weaving incorporating silver metallic threads in a very distinctive design. This textile was identified as an identical match to the textile of a gown worn to a Russian Imperial wedding in the in the

Dress worn in the 1964 movie "Unsinkable Molly Brown" starring Debbie Reynolds.

Exquisite pink and purple lace gown designed by Morton Haack for Debbie Reynolds to wear in the 1964 movie The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Silk, satin, lace and crepe period gown with gold bullion and glitter appliqués.

"A pink velvet ball gown by Madame Desfemmes, Paris, circa 1895-90, comprising: open-robe of raspberry velvet with gold lace trimmings, mauve faille and pink taffeta skirt"

"A pink velvet ball gown, Paris, circa comprising: open-robe of raspberry velvet with gold lace trimmings, mauve faille and pink taffeta skirt"

Dress, Laferrière, ca. 1906-08.Silk satin print with embroidery. Square neckline front and back, a gently puffed piece covers the chest. Three-quarter puffed sleeves decorated with lace band entredeux flanked by embroidered tulle with motifs of flowers & green velvet bias, repeated on waistband and tie on back and hem. Clear influence of Art Nouveau decoration. Museo del Traje

satin print with embroidery. Square neckline front and back. Right on the back is a bowtie. It looks so charming & graceful. Clear influence of Art Nouveau decoration. Costume Museum in Spain.

Marie Antoinette (1938) 1. John Barrymore “King Louis XV” peach silk brocade jacket 2. Joseph Schildkraut “Duke d’Orleans” wine velvet period coat

Marie Antoinette John Barrymore “King Louis XV” peach silk brocade jacket Joseph Schildkraut “Duke d’Orleans” wine velvet period coat

Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) 1. Hermione Baddeley “Buttercup Grogan” peach silk floral gown 2. Debbie Reynolds “Molly Brown” signature lavender lace gown

Dresses worn in the 1964 movie Unsinkable Molly Brown: Hermione Baddeley “Buttercup Grogan” peach silk floral gown and Debbie Reynolds “Molly Brown” signature lavender lace gown.

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