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    Noh theater costume (karaori)

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Noh theater costume (karaori), 18th Century
    Ikat-dyed silk compound weave with supplementary continuous gold-leaf paper patterning wefts and supplementary discontinuous silk patterning weft floats
    Center back length: 144.8 cm (57 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.481

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    Dress

    Norman Norell, Inc., manufacturer
    American, 1960 - 1972
    Norman Norell, designer
    American, 1900-1972
    Dress, ca. 1969
    Wool, crystal, plastic, metal, crepe yarn; twill weave, embroidered
    Center back length: 94 cm (37 inches)
    Gift of Loretta and Max Bernegger 1992.036.11

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    Chemise dress

    Cristóbal Balenciaga, designer
    Spanish, 1895-1972
    Chemise dress, ca. 1957
    Wool bouclé yarn twill weave
    Center back length: 98.7 cm (38 7/8 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from the Fine Arts Committee and Mary B. Jackson Fund 1997.83

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    Nō Theater Costume (karaori)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Nō Theater Costume (karaori), late 18th-early 19th century
    Silk, gold-leaf gilt paper; twill weave, continuous supplementary weft, discontinuous supplementary-weft patterning
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.474

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    Sarong

    Unknown artist, Malaysian, Kelantan, probably
    Sarong, 19th Century
    Silk, metallic-wrapped yarns; twill weave, weft ikat, supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 inches) (top to bottom)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.497.1

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    Dress

    Oscar de la Renta, designer
    Dominican, 1932 - 2014
    Jane Derby, manufacturer
    American, 20th century
    Dress, 1965
    Silk, crepe yarn; twill weave
    Center back length: 149.9 cm (59 inches)
    Gift of Ronald and Lillian Dick 2001.83.14

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    Morning suit worn by Eben S. Doolittle

    Norton & Sons, tailor
    British, est. 1821
    Morning suit worn by Eben S. Doolittle, 1941
    Wool twill weave
    Center back length: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 inches) (jacket)
    Gift of Nancy P. Doolittle 2006.88.3

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    Suit worn by Charles Rosenberg

    Mitsuhiro Matsuda, designer
    Japanese, b. 1934
    Nicole Tokyo, Ltd., manufacturer
    Japanese
    Suit worn by Charles Rosenberg, ca. 1986
    Wool twill weave
    Center back length: 76.2 cm (30 inches) (jacket)
    Gift of Charles Rosenberg, RISD Class of 1988 2008.14.2

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    Cocktail dress

    Geoffrey Beene
    American, 1927-2004
    Cocktail dress, 1967
    Hand-embroidered rhinestones on brushed double-faced wool
    Center back length: 97.2 cm (38 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mark Pollack 2008.48.1

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    Coat and dress ensemble

    Pauline Trigère, designer
    American, 1908-2002
    Pauline Trigère, design label
    American, est. 1940
    Coat and dress ensemble, 1960s
    Wool, silver ornament; twill weave, plain weave, printed
    Center back length: 102.9 cm (40 1/2 inches) (coat)
    Gift of Shelley and Loren Ross 2008.78.2

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    The Original

    Dashing Tweeds
    English
    The Original, 2002/2012
    Wool twill weave
    185.4 x 162.6 cm (73 x 64 inches)
    Gift of Guy Hills 2012.31.1

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    Urban Check

    Dashing Tweeds
    English
    Urban Check, 2002/2012
    Wool twill weave
    203.2 x 157.5 cm (80 x 62 inches)
    Gift of Guy Hills 2012.31.2

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    New Dandy Blue

    Dashing Tweeds
    English
    New Dandy Blue, 2002/2012
    Wool twill weave
    198.1 x 156.2 cm (78 x 61 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Guy Hills 2012.31.3