Ivory Embroidered Evening Dress

MO 63.1392
Ivory Embroidered Evening Dress
Hubert de Givenchy (Fashion Designer, French, b. 1927)
Spring-Summer 1961
Ziberline; silk floss; silk ribbon; seed pearls
60" center back
A full length evening dress in ivory Ziberline with an A-line skirt. The bodice is embroidered with lilies of the valley and roses; the skirt is unadorned. The gown was embroidered by Hurel with silk floss, silk ribbon, and seed pearls.
This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to dinner at Versailles, France, June 1, 1961. Also worn to a congressional reception, the White House, Washington, DC, April 10, 1962.
  • JFKMUS-MO-1963-1329
  • JFKWHP-1962-04-10-C
Image copyright (C) John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc.