Medium: Silk satin, velvet, rhinestones
Date Made: ca. 1955
Strapless evening gown of beige satin printed with gold color Chinese figures. Rhinestones and beads are scattered throughout the skirt with a black velvet streamer tied in a bow at the back of the waist. The dress has a small train. This gown was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to a Paris ball in April of 1958.
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum; Photograph: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation