Hat Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973) Design House: House of Schiaparelli (French, 1928–1954) Date: 1950s
Comb House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Date: 1950s Culture: French Medium: metal, glass
Corset Date: 1950s Culture: American Medium: rayon, nylon Dimensions: Length at CB: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Susan D. Miller, in memory of Ruth Miller Hossan, 1991 Accession Number: 1991.238.3a–c
Pullover sweater Date: late 1940s–early 1950s Culture: American Medium: wool Accession Number: 1977.357
1950s. "Belle o' the Ball" Hoop The Costume Institute. Metropolitan Museum of Art. A 20th century cage crinoline!
Wedding Ensemble, circa 1950, Henri Bendel, American
Black wool hat, by Caroline Reboux, French, 1950s. Owned by Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor.
Evening ensemble, blue and yellow silk, embroidered panels, Mainbocher, 1950s
Brassiere Designer: F.B.R. Date: 1950s Culture: Italian Medium: synthetic Dimensions: Length: 33 in. (83.8 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Richard Martin Bequest, 2001 Accession Number: 2001.672
Jewelry set Vendôme & Coro (American) Date: late 1950s Culture: American Medium: glass, metal