Printed Evening Gown

MO 63.1370
Printed Evening Gown
c. 1955
Silk satin; velvet; rhinestones
60 1/2" center back
A strapless evening gown of beige satin printed with gold color Chinese figures. Rhinestones and beads are scattered throughout with a black velvet streamer tied in bow at back of waist. This dress has a small train.
This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy in April of 1958 to Paris Ball.
Image copyright (C) John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc.