Gown Mariano Fortuny 1910s White silk taffeta stenciled with traditional Japanese motifs; pink silk taffeta padded hem and lining. The long and narrow collar and the sleeves along with the kimono’s fuki-like padded hem, cause this dress to resemble a kimono. The stencil-printed taffeta depicts traditional Japanese motifs. The garment underneath the gown is one of Fortuny’s “Delphos” dresses.
One-piece day dress, late 1860s. Changeable silk taffeta in gold/light blue weave. Bodice lined with white and brown polished cotton and has 8 cream colored silk/net buttons that close in center front. Long sleeves have shoulder caps of gathered silk and have cream silk lace at cuffs. Back of dress has large self-fabric bow at waist, which has been edged with cream silk rick-rack. Via ariava100/ebay.
Vintage turquoise cotton summer dress