Wedding dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Claire Lorraine Wilson, 1942 Accession Number:
Drop-dead gorgeous ensemble by world-renowned designer, Frederick Worth. Costume owned by the Museum of the City of New York. Ballgown, circa of nougat satin trimmed with tulle, swansdown, crystal beads and glass pearls
Two-piece dress, Sweden, Pink silk moiré with white bobbin lace on machine-made tulle and white silk tulle. Hand- and machine-sewn. Skirt has eight panels. Hallwyl Museum, Sweden -- Reminds me of Cinderella's ballgown before her step sisters ripped it up
Regency Inspiration /Evening gown called "Josephine" by Paul Poiret. Ivory satin with a tunic overlay of black tulle. The rose pinned on the bodice became a symbol of Maison Poiret. From the book Poiret King of Fashion by Paul Iribe and Georges Lepape.
Evening gown, ca. Debutante's dress with short train. White net studded with glass beads over grayish pink silk crepe chiffon over pale yellowish pink silk taffeta. Made by Helen Gjertsen, Dayton's (department store) dressmaker.