Wedding dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Claire Lorraine Wilson, 1942 Accession Number:
Ball gown Date: ca. 1842 Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 51 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 1984
1811 British Ball gown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - The use of a sheer overlay on this gown and the light colours lend themselves well to the Regency-era silhouette of a high waist and straight skirt.
Drop-dead gorgeous ensemble by world-renowned designer, Frederick Worth. Costume owned by the Museum of the City of New York. Ballgown, circa of nougat satin trimmed with tulle, swansdown, crystal beads and glass pearls