Blue linen day dress, by Norman Norell, American, ca. 1960. This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy for a visit to the Parthenon in Athens, Greece, on June 11, 1961.

Blue linen day dress, by Norman Norell, American, ca. 1960. This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy for a visit to the Parthenon in Athens, Greece, on June 11, 1961.

Title: Sleeveless Dress Maker: A La Carte Medium: Wool Dimensions: 41 1/2" center back Description: A white wool sleeveless knee length dress with a black ribbon band around the waist, collar, and hem. Historical Note: This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy at the opening of Treaty Room of the White House after it's redecoration on June 28, 1962.

Title: Sleeveless Dress Maker: A La Carte Medium: Wool Dimensions: 41 1/2" center back Description: A white wool sleeveless knee length dress with a black ribbon band around the waist, collar, and hem. Historical Note: This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy at the opening of Treaty Room of the White House after it's redecoration on June 28, 1962.

Red Day Dress Maker: Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006) Date(s) of Materials: 1961 Place Made: United States Medium: Crepe Dimensions: 42" center back Description: A sleeveless red crepe top with matching A-line skirt. The top is collarless with an off-center tie at the left shoulder. Historical Note: This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy for a luncheon at La Fortaleza, Governor Luis Muñoz Marín residence in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico during her State Visit.

Red Day Dress Maker: Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006) Date(s) of Materials: 1961 Place Made: United States Medium: Crepe Dimensions: 42" center back Description: A sleeveless red crepe top with matching A-line skirt. The top is collarless with an off-center tie at the left shoulder. Historical Note: This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy for a luncheon at La Fortaleza, Governor Luis Muñoz Marín residence in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico during her State Visit.

Evening Dress Maker: Hubert de Givenchy (Fashion Designer, French, b. 1927) Date(s) of Materials: 1961 Medium: Silk Dimensions: 38" center back Description: An ivory silk evening dress with a drop waist and a short full pleated skirt.

Evening Dress Maker: Hubert de Givenchy (Fashion Designer, French, b. 1927) Date(s) of Materials: 1961 Medium: Silk Dimensions: 38" center back Description: An ivory silk evening dress with a drop waist and a short full pleated skirt.

Pink Evening Dress Maker: Hubert de Givenchy (Fashion Designer, French, b. 1927) Date(s) of Materials: 1960 Place Made: France Medium: Silk radzimir Dimensions: 35" center back Description: A short evening dress in deep pink silk radzimir (Model number 3118). There is minimal detail on the front of this dress, the back has a ribbed-weave silk fabric twisted and finished with a hand tied bow. Historical Note: This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to a staff Christmas reception in 1961.

Pink Evening Dress Maker: Hubert de Givenchy (Fashion Designer, French, b. 1927) Date(s) of Materials: 1960 Place Made: France Medium: Silk radzimir Dimensions: 35" center back Description: A short evening dress in deep pink silk radzimir (Model number 3118). There is minimal detail on the front of this dress, the back has a ribbed-weave silk fabric twisted and finished with a hand tied bow. Historical Note: This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to a staff Christmas reception in 1961.

This Oleg Cassini coat was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in March, 1962.  Here it is, 50+ years later, and I still think the coat is exquisite!  The style, tailoring, color, fabric ... perfection!

This Oleg Cassini coat was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in March, 1962. Here it is, 50+ years later, and I still think the coat is exquisite! The style, tailoring, color, fabric ... perfection!

Turquoise Day Dress Maker: Morton Myles (American, b. 1929) for Herbert Sondheim (American 1895-1966) Date(s) of Materials: ca. 1960 Medium: Silk shantung Dimensions: Center back: 33 3/4" Description: A sleeveless day dress in turquoise silk shantung with two buttons at the waist. Historical Note: This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy for a Richard Avedon photographic sitting with her daughter Caroline in Palm Beach, Florida on January 5, 1961.

Turquoise Day Dress Maker: Morton Myles (American, b. 1929) for Herbert Sondheim (American 1895-1966) Date(s) of Materials: ca. 1960 Medium: Silk shantung Dimensions: Center back: 33 3/4" Description: A sleeveless day dress in turquoise silk shantung with two buttons at the waist. Historical Note: This dress was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy for a Richard Avedon photographic sitting with her daughter Caroline in Palm Beach, Florida on January 5, 1961.

Dress Maker: Joan Morse (fashion designer) Date(s) of Materials: 1962 Place Made: United States Medium: Wool Dimensions: 37" center back Description: A sleeveless rose-pink dress in basket-weave wool with an A-line skirt and a bow at the center of the waist. This dress was purchased from Joan Morse's Manhattan boutique, A La Carte. Historical Note: This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy in Miami when she addressed the Cuban Brigade, survivors of the Bay of Pigs landings in Cuba.

Dress Maker: Joan Morse (fashion designer) Date(s) of Materials: 1962 Place Made: United States Medium: Wool Dimensions: 37" center back Description: A sleeveless rose-pink dress in basket-weave wool with an A-line skirt and a bow at the center of the waist. This dress was purchased from Joan Morse's Manhattan boutique, A La Carte. Historical Note: This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy in Miami when she addressed the Cuban Brigade, survivors of the Bay of Pigs landings in Cuba.

Black Alaskine and silk taffeta gown, by Oleg Cassini, American, 1962. Worn by Jacqueline Kennedy for her audience with Pope John XXIII at the Vatican on March 11, 1962. Her selection of stiff, unyielding fabrics such as this silk and wool blend called Alaskine, lends an armorial quality to much of her clothing from this period.

Black Alaskine and silk taffeta gown, by Oleg Cassini, American, 1962. Worn by Jacqueline Kennedy for her audience with Pope John XXIII at the Vatican on March 11, 1962. Her selection of stiff, unyielding fabrics such as this silk and wool blend called Alaskine, lends an armorial quality to much of her clothing from this period.

Ivory Evening Dress Maker: Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006) Date(s) of Materials: 1961 Place Made: United States Medium: Duchesse silk satin Dimensions: 56" center back Description: An ivory silk evening dress with bateau neck. This plain front gown is floor length and sleeveless. Historical Note: This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to the White House dinner honoring President and Mrs. Harry S. Truman, Washington, DC, November 1, 1961.

Ivory Evening Dress Maker: Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006) Date(s) of Materials: 1961 Place Made: United States Medium: Duchesse silk satin Dimensions: 56" center back Description: An ivory silk evening dress with bateau neck. This plain front gown is floor length and sleeveless. Historical Note: This dress was worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to the White House dinner honoring President and Mrs. Harry S. Truman, Washington, DC, November 1, 1961.

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