Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Robert G. Olmsted and Constable MacCracken, 1969
Not on view
Mrs. Dunstan was a well-known New York dressmaker. This high-style dress is a particularly good example of her work and exhibits some of the typical techniques used in that period, such as the bolero-and-vestee configuration of bodice and over-the-shoulder panels.
Marking: Label: "Mrs. Dunstan/28 West 34th Street/New York"