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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

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

Printed cotton morning dress, British, 1837-1840. Those 1800's Brits looked so much better than I do in the mornings!

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