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Ice Blue Dress with Jacket

Ice Blue Dress with Jacket

Designer: Gustave Tassell (American, b. 1926)

Place Made: USA

Date Made: 1962

Medium: Silk ziberline

This sleeveless ice blue dress is gathered at a drop waist.  The matching jacket has three-quarter-length sleeves with two passementerie buttons at center front.

This suit was worn as part of an ensemble by Mrs. John F. Kennedy during her visit to the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India, on March 13, 1962.

 

 

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum; Photograph: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation