A Jeanne Hallée (1880-1914) ball or presentation gown, 1903, with woven label as part of the waistband, '3 Rue Ville L'Eveque, Paris', the bodice with deep point to waist, square neckline adorned with reticella style chemical lace, studded with rhinestones and bugle beads, silver lace trim, the trained skirt with elaborate skirt front and zig zag bands of silver lace to the hem,
Detail of the Madeleine Vionnet evening gown. In 1918 Vionnet hired Marie-Louise Favot. As a dressmaker and trained artist, Favot designed all of Vionnet's embroidery motifs. Though the motifs were designed in-house, the actual work was contracted out to Michonet, a Parisian embroidery firm founded in 1858. Michonet was later bought by Albert Lesage.