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Printed cotton dress (front), French, 1805-1810.

Dress Date: ca. 1815 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Florence Inniss, 1970 Accession Number:

Afternoon dress (Met museum, NYC which dates as early as 1858 but this is unlikely based on sleeve cut and dyes. The cockade trim almost surely dates this to 1861 as per my article in "Lady's Gallery" magazine.)

Dress Date: ca. 1850s Culture: American