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Cassini, Oleg, 1913-2006(2)
An evening dress with belt in ice blue silk shantung. (after spring-summer model number 3390 by Hubert Givenchy). This is Chez Ninon's freehand interpretation of a Givenchy dress. The belt, decorated with a bow, cinches the dress to create pleats at the waist.
A suit in navy blue silk shantung. A three-quarter length sleeve, three-button jacket is paired with an A-line skirt. The skirt has two tab pockets at hip.
A double breasted pale blue silk coat with four large covered buttons across the chest. The seams form to the body at the waist. The seaming on this coat suggests and hourglass- a dress form to which Cassini was particularly attached- though here it is subordinated to Jacqueline Kennedy's own preference for clothing that implies, but does not defi...
A strapless evening dress in azure blue silk crepe Giselle with a bow at the bust line.
Indian female doll with cloth body. The doll is dressed like a "Lepcha" woman wearing a blue silk dress and white blouse, a red belt and beaded necklace. The doll is mounted on wooden platform painted black.
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