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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

Dress 1837 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Love the red color and the fact that this is simpler than later Victorian fashion. Very Jane Eyre

Dress 1837 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) No. 37.192

Wedding Dress Date: ca. 1837 Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length: 49 in. (124.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. R. T. Auchmuty, 1915 Accession Number: 15.149.1a–c

May 1837 Walking Dress Ladies' Cabinet