Circa 1927 Silk Georgette embroidered with silver-gilt thread evening dress by Nabob. Skirts with handkerchief points were particularly fashionable in the late 1920s. They were forerunners of the longer skirts that became generally accepted by 1929. Soft, light-silk fabrics proved ideal for this bias-cut flowing style. Diaphonous silks were usually worn with matching petticoats, or laid over the foundation of the dress, England.
1922 dark orange silk crepe dress by Poiret. Bodice has deep V-neckline in back with faux cape. Gold metallic lace collar; 10 metallic thread buttons on bodice. Hook and eye closure in back. Bodice lined in off-white silk; skirt unlined. Sleeves created by folding short side of panel on itself and stitching. Waist seam trimmed with gold metallic lace; pleated at waist seam for fullness. Via Ohio State Univ.