Evening Skirt and Shell Top

MO 63.1393a-b
Evening Skirt and Shell Top
Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006)
Silk; crystal beads; sequins
Top: 10"; Skirt: 43 1/2"
An evening skirt and shell top in chartreuse silk faille embroidered with crystal beads and sequins.
This gown was worn as part of an ensemble by Jacqueline Kennedy to the state dinner honoring Governor Luis Munoz Marin of Puerto Rico, the White House, Washington, DC, November 13, 1961. Also worn at a dinner hosted by Ambassador and Mrs. John Kenneth Galbraith, Jaipur, India, March 19, 1962.
  • JFKMUS-MO-1963-1393c
  • JFKWHP-1961-11-13-B
Image copyright (C) John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc.