Elegant evening clothes from the mid 19th century to the end of the 20th century will
highlight how Americans have dressed for special occasions. From the finery of the
19th century to the lime green Mollie Parnis gown worn by First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson
to the first State Dinner honoring a female leader, Indira Gandhi this exhibit shows
how the popular silhouette of the era was enhanced by fine fabrics and embellishment
for important events.