Evening dress Date: 1809 Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 69 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Theodora Wilbour, 1947 Accession Number:
bodice detail Kent State u he English ivory silk evening dress below has sheer, detachable oversleeves. While the undersleeves look more practical and serviceable, these oversleeves are breathtakingly gorgeous.
a silver and ivory brocade ball gown, circa 1895, woven with bows and foliage, the boned bodice with large sleeves, adorned with beads and sequins, Brussels lace flounce, the hem with remains of chartreuse silk trim