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Moubray, Rowan & Hicks, Melbourne (retailer) 1878–92 England (manufacturer) Shoes (c. 1892) silk, leather, paste pearl (a-b) 9.5 x 5.5 x 23.0 cm (each) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Gift of Mr J. G. H. Sprigg, 1971

Evening dress Designer: Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914) Date: 1901–5 Culture: French

Dress Date: ca. 1837 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1937 Accession Number: 37.192 This artwork is not on display

Dress Date: ca. 1837 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1937 Accession Number: 37.192

Petticoat Date: ca. 1780 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 40 3/4 in. (103.5 cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1978 Accession Number: 1978.63.2

Ensemble House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Attributed to Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris) Designer: Attributed to Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926) Date: 1894 Culture: American or European Medium: silk, beads, jet, fur, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 67 in. (170.2 cm) Other (b): 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) Other (c): 56 1/2 in. (143.5 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The…

Petticoat Date: ca. 1780 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 40 3/4 in. (103.5 cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1978 Accession Number: 1978.63.2

Shoes, Evening. Delman  (American, founded 1919). Date: 1935–40. Culture: American. Medium: silk, leather, plastic, rhinestones. Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 9 in. (19.1 x 22.9 cm).

Dress (Ball Gown) House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956) Date: ca. 1900 Culture: French Medium: silk, sequins Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 9 in. (22.9 cm) Length at CB (b): 77 in. (195.6 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Orme Wilson and R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949

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Popular Historic Clothing Motifs: Stripes

Afternoon dress, c.1878-80