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Text from negative sleeve: Black dress. 11184. [Printed on sleeve:] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Three of the 7 garments represented in the February 5, 1929 photo session are documented as being by Adrian; the remaining 4 appear to be Adrian designs as well. A detail of this photograph, head and shoulders, appears in Peggy Hamilton’s Los Angeles Times feature "Fashions," August 24, 1930. pg. G3 Adrian (Adolph Greenberg), an American costume designer during the 1930s and 1940s, designed costumes for over 250 films. In the 1940's he became a fashion designer as well. Peggy Hamilton modeling a short dark dress with a train. The back and front of the bodice have triangular pieces of sheer net fabric embellished with metallic embroidery. Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.