Visite 1890 France KCI Digital Archives Off-white cashmere twill; appliqués of embroidered fabrics with kabuto (samurai helmet), butterfly and cherry blossom motifs; feathers at front, collar and back slit.
Visite, Late Polychrome twill in Kashmir (India); fringe trimming on collar, sleeve and hem. KCI # "This 'visite,' made from a cashmere shawl, was a popular item at the time. A visite is just one type of coats from the latter part of the century.
PINGAT JET BEADED BUTTERFLY EVENING CAPE, Cream satin with chiffon shoulder drape beneath two layers of stiffened black net decorated as butterfly wings with silver sequins and faceted jet beads, the high neck having a large beaded wire butterfly at back.
France - Reception dress by N. Rodrigues - Blue-green silk satin brocade with woven pattern of red roses; bustle-style two-piece dress; lace at neckline, front opening and cuffs; silk satin bows at cuffs; train with silk thread fringe and wooden beads