Evening dress Attributed to House of Lanvin (French, founded Designer: Attributed to Jeanne Lanvin (French, Date: ca. 1922 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. cm) - I'd so wear this to work!
Woman’s festive national dress with padded jacket (detail) Late century, northern provinces of Russia. The State Historical Museum, Moscow. From the book RUSSIAN ELEGANCE: Country & City Fashion from the to the Early century
Assembled from early to mid C. scraps of homespun wool, prints, yarn and more, all hand sewn, this Story Skirt is reminiscent of the wonderful African American Quilts made by Harriet Powers in the late Century.
Robe de Style, Jeanne Lanvin: ca. shot silk embellished with tamboured roses and other flowers, the tiers trimmed with floral lappets. When zooming in, it's clear that the skirt is gathered level, and the dropped front point is simply laid over the skirt.