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Fuschia dress with ruffle

Fuschia dress with ruffle

Designer: Hubert de Givenchy (Fashion Designer, French, b. 1927)

Givenchy Boutique (French, established 1952)

Material: Silk shantung

Date Made: 1958

Dimensions: 38 in. center back 

Sleevless dress in fuschia silk shantung with a ruffle down front from the shoulder to the hem. This dress was worn by Mrs. John F. Kennedy for a Jacques Lowe photographic sitting in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts in 1959. 

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