Bastille Day

More Art Monday: Bastille Day

Happy July 14 to our French friends! As every French town is organizing its own ball to celebrate it and every woman is getting ready to be the most beautiful, discover the Museum’s collection of ball gowns and accessories. Which one would you chose to go dancing in on Bastille Day?

“Ball of the Bastille,” 1790, Louis Le Coeur

“Woman’s Evening Dress: Bodice and Skirt,” 1850-55, Artist/maker unknown, French

“Fan,” 1905-10, Alexandre

“Bag,” 1920, Artist/maker unknown, Austrian

“Woman’s Shoes,” 1895, Label Alexander, New York

“Bouquet Holder,” 1850, Artist/maker unknown, French

“Bracelet,” 1849, Artist/maker unknown, French

Via: Philadelphia Museum of Art

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