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Nancy Reagan's Inaugural Ball Gown

1981 Presidential Inauguration

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Nancy Reagan's 1981 inaugural ball gown, designed by James Galanos.
Nancy Reagan's Inaugural Ball Gown

Nancy Reagan's 1981 inaugural ball gown, designed by James Galanos

Courtesy National Museum of American History
White, one-shoulder sheath gown of lace over silk satin; fern pattern of lace accented with crystal and chalk beads and raise bugle bead stems. In the collection of the National Museum of American History.

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