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Ball Toilette.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- 1880s -- English

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-188-En
Clothing & dress -- England -- 1880-1889
Women -- Clothing & dress -- England -- 1880-1889
Dresses -- England -- 1880-1889
Jewelry -- 1880-1889
Tiaras -- England -- 1880-1889
Fireplaces -- England -- 1880-1889
Urns -- England -- 1880-1889
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Written on border: "Jun. 1883" Printed on border: "No. 2." "This dress was worn by Mme. Waddington at Moscow on the occasion of one of the coronation fêtes. It is straw-coloured tulle and satin, trimmed with shaded nasturiums. The tulle front is draped over satin. The low panier bodice is of satin, and the tulle folds at the top are fastened in front with a tulle knot. Mme. Waddington is the wife of the French Ambassador who attended the recent coronation fo the Czar in state. The dress wa[s] made in Paris by a leading dressmaker. It could be copied in satin and tull[e] of any other colour. The style would also look well in velvet and satin."

Source identifier: Q (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 26 x 17 cm. (10 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1637598
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17122165
Barcode : 33333159219589
UUID: 7211ec80-c545-012f-7b43-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ball Toilette." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e9c0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ball Toilette." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e9c0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Ball Toilette. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e9c0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ball Toilette.