It's Good To Be A Duke

Well, it was good to be Doris Duke — at least sartorially — check out this illustration of a Paquin dress that was made for her:

PaquinforDuke

There's a lot more on the Duke University Library blog — well worth checking out, many thanks to Mary (the Doris Duke Collection Archivist) and to Kelly for the link!

 

7 thoughts on “It's Good To Be A Duke

  1. Very lovely! Perfect for swooshing down a long staircase.

    I was peering at some of the Paquin archives the other day – at least, the ones mocked up (partially genuine, I’m sure) behind glass in Bath Fashion Museum’s Behind the Scenes exhibition. Beautiful stuff there for the dress-o-phile. It’s on all year, by the way.

    Now, can I bet that I’m the only DAD commenter who was actually born at Duke University? Not within the library, though, obviously. Just let me know where I can claim my prize, Erin!😉

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s