Cánovas del Castillo, Antonio, 1908-1984 (designer); Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (designer)
Worn by donor, née Katherine Woodruff, at her marriage to Marshall Field, Jr. The dress was designed by Antonio Cánova del Castillo who opened the Haute Couture Department of the Elizabeth Arden Salon in New York in 1945.
Worn by donor at the wedding of her daughter Inez to Gonzalo de la Gandara in Biarritz, France, in November 1932 and also at the wedding of her granddaughter Luz de la Gandara to Count Adas Goluchowski in Madrid, Spain in December 1953.
Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
This dress was worn by the donor, Mrs. Henry D. Paschen (Maria Tallchief). Although the donor does not remember altering this garment, there are signs of alterations throughout the bodice, waist and skirt hem. The original lining to the bodice has...
Halston, 1932-1990 (designer); I. Magnin & Co. (distributor)
Worn by donor, née Lynne Walker (born 1928, married July 19, 1969 to Leo Durocher). Worn with silver sandals, diamond and pearl jewelry, and fur wrap to the Chicago Lyric Opera opening in 1976 and the Big Brothers Charity Ball at the Casino Club,...