Ensemble Design House: House of Givenchy (French, founded 1952) Designer: Hubert de Givenchy (French, born Beauvais, 1927) Designer: Textile by Ascher (British) Date: 1958 Culture: French Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 40 in. (101.6 cm) Length at CB (b): 18 1/2 in. (47 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Guennol Lioness is a 5,000-year-old Mesopotamian statue depicting an anthropomorphic lioness. 3rd millenium BCE. The statue was found near Baghdad, Iraq and is on display in New York City's Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Evening coat, 1949. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.791) #CharlesJames