c. 1910 silk chiffon Edwardian tea dress with pin tucks, textured lace accents. Closes in back with small covered buttons and loops. Long narrow sleeves have tiny mother-of-pearl buttons to close the sleeves at the wrist. Tulle under-skirt is longer than the outer layer.
White cotton dress with yellow polka dots, American, ca. 1917, KSUM 1999.43.1. This beautiful summer dress is currently on view in "The Great War: Women and Fashion in a World at War, 1912-1922" until July 5, 2015.