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Irving Penn's Photograph in Vogue May 1, 1947 of the 12 most Photographed Models, including Lily Carlson. I believe we have found the Vintage Gown she was wearing in the photo!

I have an update on the 12 Beauties, Photograph by Irving Penn Vogue May 1947 Gown worn by Lily Carlson. Looking at the Vogue Magazine Centerfold of the 12 beauties, there is a reference to another page and there it lists all the models and the dresses.  Lily Carlson is wearing a gown by Ceil Chapman.  I wished the label didn't fall off but there is no other gown that I can find that looks exactly like the one in the picture of Lily Carlson. There is another page where a debutante is wearing the same dress by Ceil Chapman but with a cape in the same organdy material.  See below: DESCRIPTION Publication:   Vogue Image Type: Photograph Date: May 1st, 1947 Description: Miss Sheila Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Ross, wearing a white debutante dress with an organdy frilled cape and full skirt ending at the ankles by Ceil Chapman.   Original Post on: 2/12/2014 A few days ago, I had my friend over to look at all of my vintage finds and shop in my studio. Well, we had a blast and

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