18 November 2003
PATSY CLINE 'RED COWGIRL' ENSEMBLE
A red western-style shirt adorned white fringe and rhinestones formed in the shape of musical notes together with a matching skirt; designed by the singer and handmade by her mother, Hilda Hensley (label on inside shirt collar reads Specially Hand Made /and Fashioned by/Hilda V. Hensley); worn by Cline in a painting rendered by artist Don E. McClure.
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The Tiffany & Co. designer sought to reflect the unevenness of nature, and earned the devotion of clients such as Jacqueline Kennedy and Elizabeth Taylor
The New York-born pioneer helped forge photography’s path from documentary to art, and roamed the planet in his quest to understand places and cultures