Evening shoes Delman (American, founded 1919) Department Store: Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1899) Date: ca. 1945 Culture: American Medium: Silk, leather Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Diana S. Field, 1964
Coronation Dress of Alexandra Feodorovna, born Princess Charlotte of Prussia: 1825, Russian. "The silk-lined dress with a train is made of silver brocade...The item is of delicate forms, with a square cut of the bodices...The hem of the bell-shaped skirt is completed with a wadded roll and is embroidered with silver faceted threads. The long train...is executed in the form of a thrown open dress with a little bodice and pleats on the narrowed back."