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The low, wide neckline that dipped in the center was called "en coeur" during the Romantic era.  We now call it the sweetheart neck.  

 

                                                   Ballgown, 1828.

     The Metropolitan Museum of Art, #1985.20.4.

 

“Fashion can be bought.  Style one must possess".

                                       

                                             Edna Woolman Chase

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