Length at CB (a): 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Length at CB (b): 30 1/4 in. (76.8 cm)
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Kate Macon Hoffmaster, 1946
Not on view
This is an elaborate evening dress made for a child. It is unusual to see a fully boned and fitted bodice made in this small of a size, possibly for a six to eight year old. It is very possible that the fabric of this dress may have come from a women's dress for a special party.
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