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2022

Evening Cloak, Evening Cloak with Tulipes Hollandaises Textile

This is a Evening Cloak. It was designed by House of Worth and made for (as the client) Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is dated 1889. Its medium is silk, metal. It is a part of the department.

Sarah’s elegant opera cloak was designed for her by Maison Worth. The textile, titled Tulipes Hollandaises and created by A. M. Gourd & Cie, won a grand prize at the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris.

It is credited Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the Princess Viggo in accordance with the wishes of the Misses Hewitt, 1931, 2009.300.1708.

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