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The cool glamour, spare elegance, and iconic style of the late Mrs. Thomas L. Kempner, one of the most renowned members of the Best-Dressed List's Hall of Fame, is celebrated through a selection of her favorite designers and couture ensembles. This tribute to Nan Kempner’s impeccable taste and style is organized by the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, where it will be on view from December, 12


2006 through March 4, 2007.

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Nan Kempner: American Chic originated at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The San Francisco presentation at the de Young Museum is sponsored by Merrill Lynch and Bonhams & Butterfields.


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