~Circa Evening dress by Jean Patou: purple silk satin sleeveless evening dress. Very low neck and back with silk bow trim. Made with many sections of bias-cut fabric. Inset belt~ Via Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota.
French Riding ensemble - c. 1905 - Silk, metal thread, ostrich feathers - Marking: 'Morin Blossier, Paris' and 'Her Majesty Queen Alexandra' - The Metropolitan Museum of Art (could be a short pirate coat!
Evening dress Jacques Fath (French, Design House: House of Jacques Fath (French, founded Date: spring/summer 1947 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Richard Martin, 1993 Accession Number: