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Art Nouveau (c. 1900) Butterfly Gate, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York. Emile Robert, 1900, Wrought Iron Butterfly Gate

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Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Evening coat, 1949. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.791) #CharlesJames

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1930 Jessie Franklin Turner gown - the slipper satin and bias-cut construction used in this evening ensemble epitomizes the body-conscious drama of the 1930s. Turner's expression of this drama is shown in the graphic combination of black and white and the inventive cut of the three pieces--the dress, the jacket, and the overbodice. (Dress)

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Textile Date: 1780–1820 Culture: Russian Medium: linen, silk Dimensions: 15 x 108 in. (38.1 x 274.3 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Victorian Dress, Evening Date: 1893 Culture: American Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Edwin A. Neugass, 1959

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