Also on these boards
Dress, Evening Date: 1915–17 Culture: American Medium: silk. Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of F. R. McKenzie in memory of Mrs. George W. McKenzie, 1956!!!
Evening Dress, ca. 1795, British (probably), cotton, silk. In the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collection. (Click through for close-up of embroidery.)