The Mystery of the Gray Striped Dresses: at top, a dress owned by Rosamund (Mrs. Edward) Hussey of Kent, England, maker unknown. Next to it is a painting by the American society portraitist JJ Shannon of Mrs. Hussey wearing the dress, shortly after her marriage in 1900. Below that, a photo of the painting being made! (Courtesy UK National Trust.) Bottom, two similar dresses by Jeanne Paquin. Left, 1912 (owned by the Met) and right, 1910 (sold by Auctions Eve). Both silk.

The Mystery of the Gray Striped Dresses: at top, a dress owned by Rosamund (Mrs. Edward) Hussey of Kent, England, maker unknown. Next to it is a painting by the American society portraitist JJ Shannon of Mrs. Hussey wearing the dress, shortly after her marriage in 1900. Below that, a photo of the painting being made! (Courtesy UK National Trust.) Bottom, two similar dresses by Jeanne Paquin. Left, 1912 (owned by the Met) and right, 1910 (sold by Auctions Eve). Both silk.

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What certain markings meant for Native American war horses... (there are no tribes listed, so I have no idea which specific ones used these markings)

What certain markings meant for Native American war horses... (there are no tribes listed, so I have no idea which specific ones used these markings)

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A 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 SportsRoof fastback is among the highlights of Classic Motorcar Auctions Novi Spring Classic Car Auction on April 21-22 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. ...

A 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 SportsRoof fastback is among the highlights of Classic Motorcar Auctions Novi Spring Classic Car Auction on April 21-22 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. ...

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1969 FORD MUSTANG MACH 1 428 SCJ FASTBACK - Barrett-Jackson Auction Company - World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions

1969 FORD MUSTANG MACH 1 428 SCJ FASTBACK - Barrett-Jackson Auction Company - World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions

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Lot: 19TH CENTURY ARAPAHO POSSIBLE BAG W BEADED DECORATION, Lot Number: 0061, Starting Bid: $600, Auctioneer: Dirk Soulis Auctions, Auction: Native American Auction 19th & 20th Centuries, Date: November 10th, 2013 CST

Lot: 19TH CENTURY ARAPAHO POSSIBLE BAG W BEADED DECORATION, Lot Number: 0061, Starting Bid: $600, Auctioneer: Dirk Soulis Auctions, Auction: Native American Auction 19th & 20th Centuries, Date: November 10th, 2013 CST

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American Indian Art:Beadwork and Quillwork, A SIOUX BEADED HIDE WAR SHIRT. c. 1895... Image #1

American Indian Art:Beadwork and Quillwork, A SIOUX BEADED HIDE WAR SHIRT. c. 1895... Image #1

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