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    Evening Dress

    Metz. & Co.

    Ca. 1924
    Evening Dress
    silk; metallic yarn; glass beads; compound weave
    Center back length: 109.2 cm (43 inches)
    Museum Collection S84.123A

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    Dress

    Callot Soeurs

    Ca. 1920
    Dress
    Silk; metallic yarn; beads
    Length: 121.9 cm (48 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Barbara Deering Danielson 82.308.1

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    Purse

    Unknown artist, American

    Ca. 1914
    Purse
    Metal mesh with glass bead embellishment; metal frame and chain
    Gift of Harold Duncan 71.106.1

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    Dress

    Unknown artist, French

    Ca. 1912
    Dress
    Silk, beads, metallic thread: panné velvet, satin, chiffon, net, chenille, embroidery, passementerie, appliqué
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Everett Crawford 74.032.6

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    Vase

    Mt. Washington Glass Company

    Ca. 1880-1890
    Vase
    Glass
    Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Leavitt 2001.47.4

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    Backless Blouse

    Basso and Brooke

    2008
    Backless Blouse
    Rayon plain weave embellished with metallic yarn, metal sequins, and beads
    Length: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 inches) (greatest)
    Museum Purchase 2009.62.2

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    Evening dress, haute couture

    Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel

    2009
    Evening dress, haute couture
    Silk, vinyl, beads
    Length: 113 cm (44 1/2 inches) (center back)
    Gift of Mrs. William McCormick Blair, Jr. 2011.85.3