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

Dress 1837, American made of silk ~~~~~ Over a few years after 1836 the Romantic sleeve fullness inevitably worked its way down the sleeve giving a much tighter top arm and more fullness at the elbow. Next the elbow fullness dropped to the wrist and excess material was gathered into a rouleau or band creating a new sleeve shape.

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

Afternoon dress, 1837-1839, American, silk Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the Jason and Peggy Westerfield Collection, 1969

c. 1837 dress, British. Cotton. The Met, 1983.241.1

ca 1837, Met Museum. the lines & the color are stunning. And other than the sleeve poufs, not too fussy

May 1837 Walking Dress Ladies' Cabinet

Dress, ca. 1837. American. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1937 (37.192)

American cotton dress (with matching ruffle edged pelerine) ca. 1837, Met

Cotton print dress, dated 1837-39, American, Metropolitan Museum of Art collection: 2009.300.915