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Vintage Clothing - Early 1900's

~The Edwardian afternoon tea gown was generally made with a transparent yoke of lace or chiffon, collarless and preferably slightly V-shaped. Soft ...~

The Tea GownEdwardian Promenade | Edwardian Promenade

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The over-the-top expression of opulence seen in this 1910 ball gown worn by a prominent member of the Astor family is a testament to the degree of ostentation required at certain events in order to stand out from the crowd. The dense sequin and bead embroidery on the gown would have created a beautiful shimmering effect. Made by Mrs. Osborn Company, America. Via MMA.