Evening dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mae Schenck, 1963 Accession Number:
Edwardian Dress Sara Mayer & F. Morhanger (designed and made by) Paris Figured silk, overlaid with chiffon, velvet ribbon, machine lace, with striped velvet Museum no. Given by Lord and Lady Fairhaven Victoria and Albert Museum
1840 Dinner Dress via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.--cinnamon seems to have been a popular color in California, and the ruffled skirt is seen in paintings of Californio day dresses. Most of the trading ships came from Boston.