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Gift of Mr. Thomas L. Kempner
Nan Kempner: American Chic, Costume Institute, NYC, 2006-7
Nan Kempner: American Chic, 2007
Corset styled evening top by Valentino. Black cashmere sweater and chiffon skirt by Chanel. Top of white charmeuse panels, some pleated, with inset panels of lace. Faux lacing center front with black satin ribbon, white chiffon collar wings front and back trimmed with lace. Sheer midcalf skirt of flying panels, free from top of thigh ( no label). Long cardigan with pockets and silver buttons stamped with four-leaf clovers.