Blue silk taffeta dress and matching jacket. Dress has spaghetti straps, gathered waist, and ruffled hem. Jacket has heavy ruffles around cuffs, as well as around neckline, front of jacket and hem. Bill Blass, circa 1940-1959.
Short black chiffon A-line fitted evening dress, with lace overlay. Scoop neck in front and back, scallops around neck and armhole, pleated panels create large V shapes or zig-zag on skirt; bottom of skirt is pleated. Smart Miss, circa 1950-1959.