Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dinner dress

Designer:
Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914)
Date:
1894–96
Culture:
French
Medium:
cotton, silk, metal
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Daniel M. McKeon and Robert Hoguet, Jr., 1965
Accession Number:
2009.300.374a, b
Not on view
This dress captures the exuberance of the 1890s, especially in the lively polka dots and fanciful sleeve treatment. Jeanne Hallée was an important dressmaker at the time and extant examples of her designs are fairly rare.
Marking: Label: "Jeanne Hallee/3, Rue Ville l'Eveque/Paris"
Related Objects

Opera cape

Artist: Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914) Date: ca. 1905 Medium: silk Accession: C.I.37.51.1 On view in:Not on view

Evening dress

Artist: Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914) Date: 1910–14 Medium: silk, metal Accession: 1981.328.10 On view in:Not on view

Afternoon dress

Artist: Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914) Date: 1912 Medium: silk Accession: C.I.49.2.4 On view in:Not on view

Evening dress

Artist: Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914) Date: 1910–14 Medium: silk, glass Accession: 1981.328.5 On view in:Not on view

Evening dress

Artist: Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914) Date: 1910–14 Medium: silk, glass Accession: 1981.328.4 On view in:Not on view