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Dress

Designer:
Mrs. Dunstan (American)
Date:
1909–11
Culture:
American
Medium:
silk, metal
Credit Line:
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
Accession Number:
2009.300.475
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"
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