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  • Artists/Makers: James, Charles, 1906-1978
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    • Butterfly

    • James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer); Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    • 1954
    • Charles James originally designed the Butterfly ball gown for Mrs. William Randolph Hearst Jr., for the price of $1,250. The sculptural design lives up to a comment once made by Spanish couturier Cristbal Balenciaga, "Charles James is not only the...
    • Clover

    • James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
    • circa 1948
    • During a visit to the Museum in 1974, James noted that this dress was originally created for Marjorie Merriweather Post. A review of the interior shows numerous alterations, including a large reduction in the overall size of the torso and hips. ...
    • Drawing: Ball gown with tiered skirt

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
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    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Ball gown with tiered skirt

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
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    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Ball gown with tiered skirt

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
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    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Bra top

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
    • 1973
    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Bra top and pants

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
    • 1973
    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Bra top and pants

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
    • 1973
    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Bra top and pants

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
    • 1972
    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Bra top and pants

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
    •  
    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Coatdress

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
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    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.
    • Drawing: Cocktail dress with flounce

    • Lopez, Antonio, 1943-1987 (artist); James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)
    • 1972
    • Subject description is based on the document provided by Charles James at the time of the donation.

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