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Evening dress

Date:
1909–11
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk, rhinestones
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Frederick H. Prince, Jr., 1967
Accession Number:
2009.300.1333a, b
Not on view
This dress is a tour de force of beadwork embroidery, indicative of French couture craftsmanship. The juxtaposition of three-dimensional and trompe l'oeil tassels is stylish and witty, and highlights the level of planning and care taken in the design of couture garments.
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