Tea Party Vintage Dresses
Layered Lace Garden Party Tea Skirt Upcycled Vintage Slip by Resurrection Rags
SADIE NEMSER VELVET and LACE TEA GOWN, LATE 1920's SADIE NEMSER VELVET and LACE TEA GOWN, LATE 1920's. Sleeveless black velvet A-line having large bib front draping the shoulder and forming back collar, and two large front skirt gores pieced in various laces including Irish crochet, tape and needlepoint laces, side closure. Label "Nemser Original Model".
Dress (Tea Gown) House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926) Date: 1900–1901 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 70 1/2 in. (179.1 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin, 1961 Accession Number: 2009.300.2498
This enchanting evening dress is from Schiaparelli’s fall 1938 Pagan collection, which was inspired by Botticelli’s paintings. For this collection, evening gowns were cut in a slim silhouette and ornamented with embroidered foliage and, as in this case, plastic leaves and flowers. As Dilys Blum asserts in “Shocking! The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli,” this gown is inspired by Flora’s gown from Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus.” In the painting, Flora, the goddess of flowers and spring,...
Day Dress: ca. 1855, printed silk and wool mixed organdy, double-tiered skirt with border pattern, fringed pagoda sleeves. "This type of widely protruding skirt that appeared around the middle of the 19th century came to be known later under the name of the "crinoline style." As can be seen with this dress, large design motifs proved immensely effective on these voluminous skirts."
Day Dressc. 1855-England Material: White silk and wool mixed organdy with print; double-tiered skirt with border pattern; pagoda sleeves with fringe.
Silk afternoon dress 1940
Cup of Tea, Walter Granville-Smith
Lace dresses, long gloves, and large-brimmed hat, 1911.