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Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Culture:
Czech
Medium:
wool, silk, cotton
Dimensions:
[no dimensions available]
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Irene Lewisohn and Mrs. Alice Lewisohn Crowley, 1939
Accession Number:
C.I.39.91.30a–g
Not on view

Throughout much of Europe, traditional dress has derived from informal fashions of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Sleeveless bodices or lightly boned corsets, originally worn as undress at home, have in these examples evolved into formal outerwear in soft decorative fabrics.

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