Oscar de la Renta Ball Gown and Jacket

September 17, 2003 – November 21, 2004

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, East Wing Floor Plan

On view are a ball gown and jacket by Oscar de la Renta for Francesca Lodge, wife of John Cabot Lodge, U.S. ambassador to Spain in the 1950s. The gown has a strapless bodice and a full, gathered skirt.