Length at CB (a): 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Length at CB (b): 32 in. (81.3 cm)
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Ester Kachline and Muriel Purshall, 1960
Not on view
Incorporating the high-style elements and silhouette, this dress is a 'tour de force' of elaborate dressmaking of the 1880s. It was common for children's clothing to have hints of the stylish bustle of the 1880s without the full-blown aspect of the silhouette.
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