Ball gown

Designer: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
Date: 1949–50
Culture: American
Medium: silk, cotton
Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 65 in. (165.1 cm) Length at CB (b): 33 in. (83.8 cm) (c, d): 27 in. (68.6 cm)
Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Erik Lee Preminger in memory of his mother, Gypsy Rose Lee, 1993
Accession Number: 2009.300.585a–d

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