Yachting Fashion c. 1897

Collection Highlight: Mrs. John Nicholas Brown (née Natalie Bayard Dresser) ordered this linen yachting ensemble embroidered with the insignia of the New York Yacht Club in 1897 as part of her honeymoon trousseau. The ensemble is one of only a few American yachting costumes to survive from the late nineteenth century. Gift of Angela Brown Fischer, 2000.

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