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Evening Dress by James Galanos

Galanos Evening Dress

November 1, 2016

Object: Evening Dress

Designer: James Galanos

Medium: Wool, Glass, and Plastic

Date: Circa 1966

Country: USA

Credit: Gift of Kathleen P. Field

Philadelphia-born designer James Galanos is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost couturiers of the twentieth century.  He was known for his superb materials, impeccable construction, and a daring good taste - all evidenced in this dress purchased at Nan Duskin by former model and noted patron of the arts Kathleen P. Field.