Dinner dress Date: ca. 1886 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 73 in. (185.4 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Robert G. Olmsted, 1965 (Source-link has back view) #victorian #19thcentury #fashion
1920s Chemise evening dress in royal blue velvet on mustard chiffon backing has a blouson bodice with scoop neck piped in chiffon, long set-in sleeves, and dropped waist seam with skirt shirred below gold bouillon half belt. Gold satin under dress is attached at skirt seam. Via Collections Online : mnhs.org
MARIA GALLENGA STENCILED VELVET COAT, 1920s Black silk stenciled in a metallic silver and gold Medieval pattern having dogs, birds and griffins, narrow pointed sleeves, self tie at neck with metallic gold and silk tassels, green silk faille lining having stenciled border signed "Maria Monaci Gallenga". B-52, L-52.