LACE TEA GOWN, c. 1908 Go Back Lot: 679 April 2006 Vintage Clothing & Textile Auction New Hope, PA Brussels applique lace trimmed w/ pale blue silk satin ribbons & bows, lined in cream silk satin, B W H L (brown stains near hem & on lower bow) excellent.
Dinner dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 73 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.
Slip - An example of a form of underpinning that combined the petticoat and corset cover into one piece, this example of Belle Époque underwear shows the typical lavishly sewn details common during this period, even for so-called unmentionables
Callot Soeurs gown 1905 "Made from dove gray silk charmeuse with matching chiffon sleeves, this exemplar of the Callot style is lavishly hand embroidered with silk floss and subtle gold metallic thread.
While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late century. This dress is a good example of the more practical century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings.
An embroidered gold tulle tabard, circa worked in raised silver and gold threads, blue floss silks in grand belle epoque style, the trained hem adorned with gold thread rouleaux and padded pom-poms (back) Kerry Taylor Auctions No 901
Wedding ensemble Design House: House of Paquin (French, Designer: Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, Date: 1910 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton, beads Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 13 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 48 in.