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Dress Date: ca. 1837 Culture: American Medium: silk

Focus on the sleeves, this style of sleeve if called a Gigot/ Leg Mutton Sleeve. These sleeves mimicked the leg of a lamb, super tight on arms then super loose of upper sleeves.

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

Suit 1896, 19th century Fibre: silk (velvet, taffeta, corded) cotton (lace, lining); shell: mother of pearl

Little Lord Fauntleroy Suit- A popular fashion of young boys in the This was a velvet suit tunic that went passed just below the waist. Characteristics of this suit include: tight knicker-boxers, a wide sash, and a wide lace collar.

Late 19th.C. American dress.

Dress Date: late century Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 24 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 21 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Phillip H. Gray, 1950 Accession Number: b