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1865 ___ Evening Dress w/ 2 bodices ___by Mme. Olympe ___ silk & mother-of-pearl ___ American (New Orleans) ___ "This is one of two extant dresses bearing a Mme. Olympe label. Olympe Boisse was a French-born New Orleans dressmaker who regularly traveled to Paris to keep abreast of trend-setting French fashions of the time." ___ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ___ photo 4

1865 ___ Evening Dress w/ 2 bodices ___ by Mme. Olympe ___ silk & mother-of-pearl ___ American (New Orleans) ___ "This is one of two extant dresses bearing a Mme. Olympe label. Olympe Boisse was a French-born New Orleans dressmaker who regularly traveled to Paris to keep abreast of trend-setting French fashions of the time." ___ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ___ photo 2

Evening dress Mme. Olympe (American, born France, 1830) Date: ca. 1865 Culture: American Medium: silk, mother-of-pearl

Dress Date: ca. 1850 Culture: American Medium: silk, wool Dimensions: (bodice) Length at CB: 16 in. (40.6 cm) (skirt) Length at CB: 42 1/2 in. (108 cm)

Circa 1885 dress, American, via Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.