Richard Peake The Elder. Detail. 1597
Béatrix Potter, Le Tailleur de Gloucester
2-11-11 1740-1745 Court dress' was an exclusive and very ornate style of clothing worn by the aristocracy, the only people usually invited to attend at Court. The style of the robe is quite old-fashioned, and based on the 17th-century mantua.
Cushion cover, 17th century; Ottoman
Doublet, 1600, Eastern European: silk
Late 16th century Spanish ensemble
Dress (Ball Gown) House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: ca. 1898 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Waist: 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm) (b) Length at CB: 63 1/2 in. (161.3 cm) Credit Line: Gift of The Estate of Anne Morgan, 1952 Accession Number: C.I.52.60.6a, b