Black cotton piqué evening with black seed beading at hips; bias cut; one shoulder strap; side zipper closure; sleeveless; very fitted through hip, diagonal beaded hip panel; diagonal seams; full flared skirt; skirt has black organza petticoat and brown taffeta lining; mid-calf length.
This dress was made when Charles Kleibacker was designing for Nettie Rosenstein, but was never put into production. Charles said Nettie told him that this would be too difficult to fit for ready-to-wear.
Off-white crepe and chiffon evening gown; plunging neckline; orange, turquoise, and silver beading along neckline and straps, coming to bow at front; smocking at shoulder straps and midriff; padded bust-line; low back with beaded braid following around; back zipper closure; skirt flares from right below midriff, gathered at bow; full skirt, lined in satin-back crepe. Worn with slip. Purchased in 1942. Worn by Hildegarde.
Cranberry red heavy fulled wool flannel swing evening coat; all-over rhinestones applied with rivets; standing collar; set-in sleeves widen at elbow; inseam pockets on modified princess line; cranberry red silk lining; most rhinestone have lost their red paint. Worn by Hildegarde.