Circa 1920s dress & coat, Molyneux. Silk velvet with matching applied raised flower heads from some fabric amongst beaded foliage worked in diamante, bugle beads, & faux pearls. Sleeveless dress decorated at dropped waist, with asymmetric hem. Coat trimmed in fur at cuffs & lined in cream silk satin crepe, with satin collar that has been reworked at some point. Via Bonham's.
Evening Dress: 1925, French, silk, plastic. "The 1920s marked the era of the flapper, who was known for her late nights on the town filled with dancing such dances as the Charleston and the Black Bottom. To accommodate this new lifestyle the fashions changed. A tubular silhouette became the mode as hemlines rose and waistlines dropped..."