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Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Evening coat, 1949. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.791) #CharlesJames

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incredibly beautiful antique, American made, hand smocked silk child's dress ... c,1895, gift from the Brooklyn Museum's costume collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo courtesy the Metropolitian Museum of Art costume collection

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Fan, ca. 1915. Chinese. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the trustees of Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, 1969 (2009.300.2156) #peacock

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1774: Jean Desses. ""Les Adieux" by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune provided the inspiration for this dress by Jean Dessès. Moreau le Jeune (1741-1814) was a French illustrator and engraver best known for his illustrations recording fashionable dress and interiors in the "Monument de costume physique et morale" published by L.F. Prault in 1776-1783. The original etching and engraving is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection."

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Headdress. 1790–1810, Russian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931 (2009.300.1106)

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Historic Color Combos: Green and Pink

1770-1775 Robe à la Française, silk, bast fiber Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Tucker, dated c. 1820. French. Cotton. Dimensions: Length at CB: 22 in. (55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Martin Kamer, 1982, Accession Number: 2009.300.3891. Also pictured on a mannequin.

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Fichu: 1790–1810 American/ Cotton/ Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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