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Fancy dress costume, early 1900s, Paul Poiret, French, silk, metallic thread, synthetic gems | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fancy dress costume Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: century Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic, synthetic gems Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 84 in. cm) (b) Length at CF: 19 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Fancy dress costume by French designer Paul Poiret , circa 1898.

Fancy dress costume Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: century Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic, synthetic gems Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 84 in. cm) (b) Length at CF: 19 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Beautiful Silk Day dress, ca 1841-45, Museum of London

Beautiful Silk Day dress, ca 1841-45, Museum of London

A GENTLEMAN'S COURT SUIT, 1780S

A GENTLEMAN'S COURT SUIT, of green and grey velvet, lavishly embroidered in cut pastes and silks with borders of dripping wysteria florets, with matching breeches, sold at Christie's SALE 5318 LOT 109

Dress: 1770-1775, silk brocade, low square neckline and elbow-length sleeves, no accompanying underskirt. "Worn by great-great-great-great grandmother of donor [Mrs. George B. Nelson] in her wedding. The homespun linen lining of this gown was taken and scraped into lint and used for dressing wounds of the American Revolutionary War soldiers in the year 1776. (Transcribed from information sewn onto dress.)"

Basic ID Wedding dress, Silk brocade. Title Dress Place of Origin United States Date Description Dress of green brown silk brocade. Low square neckline and elbow-length sleeves. No accompanying underskirt.

Dress  c. 1872    (Back of Dress)

Vignon (French) Date: ca. 1872 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Waist: 22 in. cm) Length (of skirt): 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Louis G.

Grey silk taffeta and velvet ensemble (back view), 1868-70. Ensemble consisting of a bodice, skirt and sleeveless jacket. Said to have been worn by a "city merchant's wife".

Bustle dress ensemble worn at a wedding in Made of blue silk and velvet. Artist/Photographer/Maker Unknown Date 1884 AD - 1885 AD

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