Pale Violet Silk Ball Gown, American, 1820. Front View.
Ball gown (front view) Designer: Jacques Doucet Date: 1898–1900 Culture: French Medium: silk Accession Number: 49.3.27a, b
1948 Dress (Ball Gown), House of Balenciago (front view)
Dress (Ball Gown) Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1950–52 Culture: American Medium: silk
Back view, Elegant, graceful, sublime! American cotton dress, c. 1820 @metropolitanmuseum
Afternoon dress 1882, ca. American. Embroidered green afternoon dress (tea gown) with burgundy silk front.
"Butterfly" ball gown, 1955 Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Silk: smoke gray chiffon; pale gray satin; aubergine, lavender, and oyster; synthetic: white nylon Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. John de Menil, 1957 (2009.300.816)
Embroidered black silk velvet ball gown with rhinestone embellishment and fox fur trim, Philip Hulitar, American, c. 1950-55.
Fancy straw bonnet with silk fabric and flower trim, American, c. 1820's.