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Concert Ensemble worn by Phyllis Diller

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
satin (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fur (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
synthetic fibers (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (concert dress): 58 1/2 in x 14 in; 148.59 cm x 35.56 cm
overall (opera coat): 58 in x 17 in; 147.32 cm x 43.18 cm
overall (glove, right): 3 3/4 in x 20 in; 9.525 cm x 50.8 cm
overall (glove, left): 3 3/4 in x 93 5/16 in; 9.525 cm x 236.982 cm
overall (tiara): 3 3/8 in x 6 in; 8.5725 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
ensemble
ensemble
Date made:
ca 1971
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
COLL.DILLER.000001
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.02.01
2003.0289.02.04
2003.0289.02.03
2003.0289.02.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5dc5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822290
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Ensemble worn by Phyllis Diller on USO Tour

Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
leather (overall material)
elastic (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (dress): 35 in x 15 in; 88.9 cm x 38.1 cm
overall (shoe boots): 6 1/2 in x 9 in x 2 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 22.86 cm x 6.985 cm
overall (gloves): 7 3/4 in x 3 in; 19.685 cm x 7.62 cm
overall (cigarette holder): 9 3/8 in x 1/4 in; 23.8125 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
ensemble
Date made:
ca 1966
Subject:
Comedians  Search this
Vietnam War  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
COLL.DILLER.000002
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.05.01
2003.0289.05.02
2003.0289.05.03
2003.0289.05.04
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b5f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822306
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Costume worn by Phyllis Diller on Circus of the Stars

Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
elastic (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (dress): 34 in x 17 in; 86.36 cm x 43.18 cm
overall (bloomers): 28 in x 20 1/2 in; 71.12 cm x 52.07 cm
overall (headband): 2 3/4 in x 26 in; 6.985 cm x 66.04 cm
overall (handbag): 6 in x 9 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 24.13 cm x 8.255 cm
overall (pink pantyhose): 33 1/2 in x 9 in; 85.09 cm x 22.86 cm
overall (striped pantyhose): 36 1/2 in x 10 in; 92.71 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
costume
Date made:
ca 1983
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
COLL.DILLER.000003
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.06.01
2003.0289.06.02
2003.0289.06.03
2003.0289.06.04
2003.0289.06.05
2003.0289.06.06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-c7cf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822314
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Ensemble worn by Phyllis Diller

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
synthetic fibers (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
leather (overall material)
elastic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (dress): 31 1/2 in x 6 in; 80.01 cm x 15.24 cm
overall (gloves): 8 in x 3 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 8.89 cm
overall (shoe boots): 6 3/4 in x 9 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 23.495 cm x 6.985 cm
overall (cigarette holder): 9 3/8 in x 1/4 in; 23.8125 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
ensemble
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
COLL.DILLER.000004
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.08.01
2003.0289.08.02
2003.0289.08.03
2003.0289.08.04
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-c86f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822341
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Costume worn by Phyllis Diller on USO Tour

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
synthetic fibers (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
glass (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
metal (overall material)
elastic (overall material)
fur (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (dress): 37 in x 17 in; 93.98 cm x 43.18 cm
overall (gloves): 7 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 19.05 cm x 9.525 cm
overall (head ornament): 10 in x 7 in; 25.4 cm x 17.78 cm
overall (panties): 12 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 34.29 cm
overall (pantyhose): 37 in x 8 3/4 in; 93.98 cm x 22.225 cm
Object Name:
costume
Date made:
ca 1987
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
COLL.DILLER.000005
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.09.01
2003.0289.09.02
2003.0289.09.03
2003.0289.09.04
2003.0289.09.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b5f3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822343
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Costume worn by Phyllis Diller in Hello, Dolly!

Physical Description:
satin (overall material)
wool (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
synthetic fibers (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (dress): 65 in x 14 in; 165.1 cm x 35.56 cm
overall (gloves): 21 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 54.61 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
costume
Date made:
ca 1970
Subject:
Theater  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
COLL.DILLER.000006
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.10.01
2003.0289.10.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b5f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822344
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Book: Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints

Illustrator:
Perl, Susan  Search this
Depicted (sitter), author:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Maker:
Doubleday and Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 7/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 20.0025 cm x 13.335 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
book
Place made:
United States: New York, Garden City
Date made:
1966
Subject:
Comedians  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Books  Search this
ID Number:
2015.0274.01
Accession number:
2015.0274
Catalog number:
2015.0274.01
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6488-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1803539
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Signed Photograph of Phyllis Diller and Bob Hope

Depicted (sitter):
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Hope, Bob  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Date made:
1967
1966
Subject:
Comedians  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Vietnam War  Search this
ID Number:
2015.0280.01
Accession number:
2015.0215
Catalog number:
2015.0215.01
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-c2b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1803593

Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-40b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385

Phyllis Diller’s Gag File Expansion

Cartoonist:
Hoest, Bill  Search this
Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/8 in x 18 1/2 in x 16 1/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 46.99 cm x 40.9575 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comics  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.02
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-5160-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218386
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Dress worn by Phyllis Diller in The Pruitts of Southampton

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Object Name:
Dress
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
ca 1966
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.03
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8d60-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218394

Dress worn by Phyllis Diller

Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
silk (overall material)
Object Name:
Dress
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.04
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.04
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-115f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218395

Dress worn by Phyllis Diller on Circus of the Stars

Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
silk (overall material)
feathers (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Object Name:
Dress
Date made:
ca 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Circus  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.07
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.07
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1dbb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218418

Fright wig worn by Phyllis Diller

Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
kanekalon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 14 in x 5 in; 43.18 cm x 35.56 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Wig
Place made:
Japan
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.11
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.11
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-bc03-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218435
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Fur Bonnet worn by Phyllis Diller in Field and Stream

Associated Name:
Field and Stream Magazine  Search this
Maker:
Neiman Marcus  Search this
Physical Description:
synthetic fibers (overall material)
fur (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 9 in x 9 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 22.86 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
Bonnet
Date made:
ca 1973
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Nude  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.12
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.12
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b8b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218436

Hat worn by Phyllis Diller

Maker:
Corona  Search this
Physical Description:
felt (overall material)
satin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 8 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 20.955 cm x 23.495 cm
Object Name:
Hat
Place made:
Italy
Date made:
ca 1965
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.13
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.13
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1c5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218440

Cowboy Boots worn by Phyllis Diller

Associated Name:
Hope, Bob  Search this
Maker:
Tonka  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
synthetic fibers (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 33.3375 cm x 26.035 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
Boots (2)
boots
Place made:
Brazil
Date made:
ca 1996
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Holidays and Celebrations, general  Search this
Birthdays, General  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.14
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.14
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1c5d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218443

Phyllis Diller’s Flamingo Hotel Towel

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 43 in x 21 1/2 in; 109.22 cm x 54.61 cm
Object Name:
Towel
Place made:
United States
Associated Place:
United States: Nevada, Las Vegas
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
hotels  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.15
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.15
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-9fa9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218447

“Miss Fun Fishing 1973” Trophy awarded to Phyllis Diller

Issuer:
Field and Stream Magazine  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 40 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 102.87 cm x 18.0975 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
Trophy
Date made:
1973
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Nude  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.16
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.16
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-5683-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1247690

Bronze Mold of Phyllis Diller’s Hand

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
bronze (overall material)
acrylic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 10 in x 7 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 25.4 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Sculpture
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.17
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.17
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1628-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1247691

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