A beautiful example of an early cotton sheer print! what a lovely floral pattern
“Dress Date:ca. 1850 Culture:American Medium:cotton Credit Line: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 Accession Number:2009.300.935 Metropolitan Museum of Art”
Evening dress Place of origin: England (made) Date: ca. 1818 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Machine made silk net, embroidered with silk, trimmed with satin decoration, wired epaulettes, hand-sewn
Circa 1875 silk evening ensemble w/short sleeve bodice by Texier St. The choice of fabric and the inclusion of alternate bodices made this ensemble appropriate for both late day and evening wear, via MMA.