"Evening Dress, Doucet, Fall 1920. Black lace or net dress with green under skirt and green train; hem with several points; sleeveless v-neck bodice. (Bendel Collection, HB 036-48)", 1920. Fashion sketch. Brooklyn Museum, Fashion sketches. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, SC01.1_Bendel_Collection_HB_036-48_1920_Doucet_SL5.jpg)
omgthatdress: Pet-en-l’air jacket ca. via Manchester City Galleries This type of jacket is called a pet-en-l’air, and in all honesty, I’m kind of at a loss to know what exactly the difference between a pet-en-l’air and a caraco is.
Womans Round Gown Striped cotton plain weave - - American Pennsylvania West Chester Made in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States c. Artist/maker unknown, American Striped cotton plain weave Center Back Length: 52 inches cm) Waist: 26 inches cm)
Closed Gown. Robe à l'Anglaise: ca. 1775-1780. # 1959-113-1. CB. American, striped cotton plain weave. "This gown is a rare surviving example of the type worn by servants and the lower classes, or by middle class women for informal wear. The plain design and the use of cotton fabric are well suited to an informal dress, but also reflect the growing preference for simplicity during the 1770s and 1780s. At this time, dresses with closed skirts became popular; called "round gowns,"