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Evening Dress by Oscar de la Renta

Evening Dress

May 1, 2017

Object: Evening Dress

Designer: Oscar de la Renta

Medium: Silk peau de soie

Date: 1974-1975

Country: USA

Credit: Gift of Ms. Deborah Dintentass

In 1924, John Wanamaker purchased The Tribout Shop, a genuine Parisian store, and imported it in its entirety.  For the next fifty years, the shop specialized in expensive and exclusive French imports, but by the 1970's carried the best of international high style, like this silk dress by Oscar de la Renta.