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Celadon Dress

Celadon Silk Jersey Dress

Designer: Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006)

Place Made: USA

Date Made: ca. 1961

Medium: Silk jersey

Dimensions: 53 in. center back 

Evening dress in celadon silk jersey draped to form pleated skirt and bust line.

This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy at a White House dinner honoring the Nobel Prize Laureates of the Western Hemisphere
on April 29, 1962.

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