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Evening gown, ca. 1968  Hubert de Givenchy (French, born 1927)  Salmon-colored silk with feathers

Hubert de Givenchy: Evening gown, 1968 Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ensemble Date: 1840–80 Culture: Slovak Medium: wool, cotton, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 32 in. (81.3 cm) Length at CB (b): 25 in. (63.5 cm) Length at CB (c): 12 in. (30.5 cm) Length at CB (d): 22 in. (55.9 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the International Business Machine Corporation, 1960

red and green - traditional slovak folk costume 1840 - Slovak ensemble (Metropolitan museum)

Shawl / Department Store: Anton Thum Date: fourth quarter 19th century Culture: Czech

Shawl / Department Store: Anton Thum Date: fourth quarter century Culture: Czech

Ensemble, 1900–1915, Norwegian, wool, cotton, metal. This ensemble, known as a bunad represents the national dress of Norway. It is likely of the Rogaland variety, named for its district of origin. The form is based on traditions established in the 19th century. Bunads can be quite expensive due to the high quality of materials and craftsmanship in their construction. This example is evidence of this, especially in the handmade buttons and fine shirring of the skirt.

Norwegian ensemble, 1900 - "This ensemble, known as a bunad represents the national dress of Norway. It is likely of the Rogaland variety, named for its district of origin.

Wedding Veil. late 19th century, Czech. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 1931 (2009.300.2325)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Turkish

Traditional Turkish outfit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I bought a similar traditional Turkish outfit at the souk in Istanbul.

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