Wedding bonnet Date: 1837 Culture: American Medium: cotton, silk Dimensions: 13 x 11 in. x cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Alvah E.
Silk velvet day dress, of interest for it displays the influence of regional costume. After the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, Russian émigrés fled to Paris and found work embroidering their traditional designs for fashion houses
Tailored walking suit ca. late Front wild mussel shell button, velvet facing on collar, puffy sleeves at shoulders, slight padding at chest, shaped and fitted through bodice. Pink silk satin lining. Skirt with hook