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Afternoon dress Date: ca. 1888 Culture: American Medium: silk, linen, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 17 in. (43.2 cm) Length at CB (b): 38 in. (96.5 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. William Rockefeller and Mrs. James VanKennen, 1972 Accession Number: 2009.300.502a–c

Afternoon dress Date: ca. 1888 Culture: American Medium: silk, linen, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 17 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 38 in.

American, Peggy Hoyt, ca. 1921. Aquamarine silk, chiffon, Luneville embroidery in gold and silver beads, copper thread. Deep stand collar of fox fur.

Kittyinva: From the Kent State Fashion Museum, an incredible 1925 evening ensemble by American designer Peggy Hoyt. The gown and cape are of silk chiffon with Luneville embroidery in gold and silver.

Corset, Madame McCabe, 1887-90, American, cotton/metal/bone/elastic. From the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Corset Designer: Madame McCabe Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, metal, bone, elastic Dimensions: Length at CB (a, b): 18 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume

"Petal" Designer: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1951 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 60 in. (152.4 cm)

"Petal" Designer: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, Date: 1951 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 60 in.

Raudnitz & Co. evening dress, 1897 From the Musee Galliera

Raudnitz & Co. evening dress, 1897 from the Musee Galliera /// Definitely pre-Edwardian (quasi Edwardian, I'd say).

Dress ca. 1885    From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

1885 Dress - American - at the Met Museum. Trying to recreate this one, can't wait to finish!

19th century gown

Bustle type Shelf (rigid and shelf-like with volume behind the rear, rarely with a train). Ensemble Redfern Date: Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, cotton, metallic thread

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