April 20, 1928:
An Exhibition of Albanian Costumes was opened at the Brooklyn Museum with a program at 3:30 yesterday afternoon (Friday, April 20th). This event was preceded by a luncheon given by Mr. Frank L. Babbott at the Montauk Club in Brooklyn for the Albanian Minister, His Excellency Faik Konitza, who was the guest of honor.
The exhibition was opened in the Sculpture Hall at the Museum with an address given by His Excellence the Albanian Minister, who was introduced by Mr. Babbott, and was followed by a program of Albanian music given by Thomas Nassi, flutist and Howard Layman, pianist. The several costumes which are on display constitute a collection recently secured by the Museum and they are now put on public view for the first time.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1916 - 1930. 04-06/1928, 062.