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Dress

Department Store:
Fox
Date:
1896–99
Culture:
American
Medium:
wool, silk
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mary Louise Deming in memory of her mother, Mrs. Nelson Lloyd Deming, 1959
Accession Number:
2009.300.833a, b
Not on view
This incorporates a nice combination of shiny satin alongside matte wool to create a memorable and striking day dress. The bravado of the big lapels and waistband are indicative of refined design and high style of couture workmanship. The Fox sisters were extremely exclusive designers.
Marking: Woven into petersham: "Fox/New York"
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