Mid-teens fine black straw tricorne sports a dramatic froth of 2 steel blue ostrich plumes, one of which dips over the front of the hat while the other is curled into the side "corner". A wire-edged layer of black silk sits on top of the brim, adding textural contrast as it helps to shape the hat.
SILK and BEADED NET GOWN, c. 1911. Ivory satin beneath cream net having pleated short sleeve and V-neck decorated with bands of crystal and opalescent white beads in a pattern of daisies, with beaded fringe, the bodice having a band of printed silk and metallic net beneath the cream net layer, satin cummerbund with side drape, net overskirt with off center slit above trained silk skirt.
1910s Edwardian tea-gown made of black silk-satin and fine silk-tulle netting with tight-rows of hand-beaded sequins,forming a beautiful royal-blue dotted pattern. Draped overlay bodice framed by lined metallic-lace and black velvet. Each sleeve is detailed with jet-beadwork. The skirt is composed of chantilly-lace and the same black-velvet featured on the bodice