Evening dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk, glass, metallic thread Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 9 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 40 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Estate of Annie-May Hegeman, 1950 Accession Number: b
Evening Dress: ca. & dress epitomises the elegant feminine fashions of the well-to-do in the Edwardian period, particularly in its use of soft flowing pale silk, extensive use of lace and net, and in the ornate decoration of the bodice.
Evening dress House of Paquin (French, Designer: Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, silver, rhinestones Dimensions: Length at CB: 72 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at
This detailed American day ensemble is finely detailed example of the period. According to the donor, Mrs. Philip J. Roosevelt, it was worn by her sister Gladys Roosevelt." The donor was a cousin to Theodore Roosevelt