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    Carriage Ensemble 1885 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    6-11-11 Carriage Ensemble Mme. Uoll Gross, 1885 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    1885 Carriage Ensemble Mme. Uoll Gros The Metropolitan Museum of Art I love carriage dresses, this one has a little velvet bow wrist muff.

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Jet-beaded burgundy silk velvet carriage dress (back, with dolman and muff), by Mme. Uoll Gross, American, ca. 1885. This dress was designed to be worn in an open top carriage which, at the time, was a social event and everyone had to dress the part. Part of ensemble with matching dolman coat, small muff, and hat with ostrich feathers and geometric jet decoration.

Walking ensemble Date: 1887–88 Culture: American or European Medium: silk, glass Accession Number: 1978.295.10a–c The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ensemble, Dress (side view) Mme. Uoll Gross Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk, synthetic, jet, feather Accession Number: 2009.300.621a–e

Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk, synthetic, jet, feather Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 24 in. (61 cm) Length at CB (b): 42 in. (106.7 cm) Length at CF (c): 39 in. (99.1 cm) 6 x 9 in. (15.2 x 22.9 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Edith Gardiner, 1926

Dress Mme. Uoll Gross  Date: 1889 Culture: American Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 70 in. (177.8 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Mu...

Dress (front view) Mme. Uoll Gross Date: 1888 Culture: American Medium: silk, metal Accession Number: 2009.300.618a, b

1878-82 ... Afternoon ensemble .... American ... silk & abalone ... at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ... photo 2

Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 17 in. (43.2 cm) (b) Length at CB: 40 in. (101.6 cm)

ca 1885: Clothing requirements for most sporting remained strict towards retaining foundation garments such as corsets and bustle, which were thought to stabilize women's frail and weak forms. This example would have been worn for tennis, yachting or general seaside walking.