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.
I've already got the muff and the hat... I need a candy-striped dress and green heels! *1500 free paper dolls for Christmas gifts Arielle Gabriels The International Paper Doll Board also free Asian paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel *