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  • Appliqued Silk Summer Evening Dress, 1949

    Cream summer evening dress of raw silk with decorative red cord floral applique on collar, cuffs, skirt and belt. Front closure with self-fabric buttons with red embroidery. Clothing label: Salon Moderne/SAKS FIFTH AVENUE. Handwritten on back of label: Mrs. Firestone/1-27-49/473.

  • Adorned Satin Evening Dress, 1947

    Sleeveless red satin dress. Wide scooped neckline decorated with gathered leaf-shaped pieces to form petal effect; similar piece pinned below waist. Seam at waistline; self-fabric contour belt. Full bias-cut skirt with box-pleat trim on inside of hem. Bodice boned, but dress unlined. Clothing label: Salon Moderne/SAKS FIFTH AVENUE. Handwritten on label: Mrs. Firestone/11-28-47/402. This dress was probably made for winter 1947 Christmas or holiday parties.

  • Embroidered White Cotton Summer Evening Dress, 1957

    Strapless summer evening dress of white cotton, machine-embroidered with pink carnations and green stems. Neckline edged with applique carnations. Short full skirt over built-in cotton petticoat with four organdy flounces. Self-fabric belt. Clothing label: Salon Moderne/SAKS FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK. Handwritten on back of label: Mrs. H. Firestone/2-25-57/401.