Reception gown (or costume), Mme Ed. Thomé, ca. silk Metropolitan Museum of Art b; Gift of Richard Martin Victorian fashion always contained some kind of historicizing element, and in the fashion’s focus was on the eighteenth century.
Wedding dress Date: 1879 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 80 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.