Dress, Afternoon Chezar & Pillman Date: ca. 1903 Culture: American medium: silk dimensions: Length at CB (a): 17 in. (43.2 cm) Length at CB (b): 40 in. (101.6 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. G. Gordon, 1939 Accession Number: 2009.300.88a, bThis afternoon dress offers an example of an American-made Belle Époque dress created by a New York dressmaker
YELLOW SILK PROMENADE DRESS & HAT, c. 1900. 2-piece dress & hat: yellow figured silk bodice, cream lace yoke & high neck, black lace applied bands, white chiffon w/ black velvet ribbon shoulder scarf, yellow silk faille skirt w/ black velvet ribbon trim, black straw hat w/ cloth flowers & silkribbon, B 32", W 23", Skirt L 42"-47", (light stains on skirt, waistband unstitched at CB) very good. Sold for $1320.