When we see it in black and white we can't imagine the true beauty of such a dress: powder blue silk satin gown, circa with blue chiffon overdress, ribbon rosette trim, and trained skirt with velvet hem band.
Dress and coat, Molyneux, ca. 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.
Belle Epoque Dress of Mrs Pialat Delanoue, Paris, ca Evening dress of pink silk with blue chiffon over-tunic reaching just below knee level, decorated with sparkling beadware. Fastens at back with hook and eyes.