Mauve Evening Gown

MO 63.1379
Mauve Evening Gown
Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006)
United States
Silk gazar
49" center back
An A- line sleeveless evening dress in mauve silk gazar gathered to a ruffle at waist and finished with a bow. The dress is lined with taffeta. This dress was modeled after a spring 1962 dress by an Italian designer, Federico Forquet.
This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to the state dinner honoring Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg, the White House, Washington, DC, April 30, 1963. Mrs. Kennedy wore this dress when pregnant with Patrick Kennedy.
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