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Evening dress

Designer:
Herbert Luey (American, Northfield, Massachusetts 1860–1916 Brooklyn)
Date:
ca. 1890
Culture:
American
Medium:
silk, linen
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. James Dowd Lester, 1942
Accession Number:
2009.300.3030a, b
Not on view
Herbert Luey was a significant dressmaker working in Brooklyn when downtown Brooklyn was a popular shopping destination. The complexity of the construction attests to his competence as a dressmaker.
Marking: Woven into petersham: "H. Luey/Brooklyn"
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