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vera jane
vera jane • 1 year ago

1939-59 silk and cotton Bed Jacket. The shape, the circles.

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  • Stephanie Sabourin

    any idea what is holding the outer layer out?

  • Angela Wicentowich

    I would say a specialized crinoline. If you check out my "Stuff I Love" board, there is a picture of four different crinolines from the 50s,

  • Stephanie Sabourin

    I suppose it could be that. It still looks so transparent, but it almost seems to have a tulle tutu.

  • Angela Wicentowich

    You're right, here it does. If you click on the picture and follow the link, there is a photograph showing a woman wearing the gown. You can see the cage under the dress. Quite interesting.

  • Stephanie Sabourin

    I see. It looks so stiff. i wonder if someone could sit down with that cage thing on.