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Immortal Beauty


October 2, 2015

Fox Historic Costume Collection 

Immortal Beauty
Oct. 2–Dec. 12, 2015
Opening Reception Friday, July 17 5–7p.m.

Highlights from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection featured select artifacts from the museum-quality collection of more than 14,000 notable garments, accessories and textiles, one of the finest and oldest research collections in the nation.

The exhibition of more than 75 items focused on international high style of the 20th century. Examples included garments by Charles James, Gabrielle Chanel, Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior, Mary Quant and Elsa Schiaparelli. Other notable pieces included couture by Philadelphia natives James Galanos and Ralph Rucci, and garments worn by women of style such as American socialite Babe Paley and Princess Grace of Monaco.

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