Embroidered handkerchief linen dress, ca. Embroidery on bodice overlaps lace insertion in some places. High collar with stays on both sides. Large puffy sleeves above embroidered, ruffled cuff. Waistline comprises a series of diamond-shaped panel
Evening gown, Joseph, New York, Royal purple panné silk with short-sleeved silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh. High jeweled midriff band with clear center and magenta paste butterfly. Hobble skirt layered over short train.
Two dresses from the Edwardian era: an intricately decorated Indian ball gown with colored silk and metal thread embroidery and a gray faille and lace gown with bow detail at the back. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.