Perfect to wear to Downton Abbey. What a wonderful shade of blue! Deep turquoise/teal silk crepe covered in shiny glass beads. Beaded tassel hem with pointed edge. No side or back closure - slips over head.
Beaded chiffon dinner dress with metallic Sleeveless pumpkin silk decorated with elaborate polychrome beadwork and pearls, scalloped and lobed front hem with back streamers revealing satin under-dress with beaded and metallic lace hem and lace bodice top.
Callot Soeurs Dress - ca 1926 - by Callot Soeurs, Paris - Silk, silk & metallic lace, & imitation pearls & opals - Irises & water avens adorn this elegant dress - Indianapolis Museum of Art (jewelry inspiration).
My Favorite Movie! I just love this dress: This gown is Regency inspired, with some century inspiration in the sleeve and neckline area. Drew Barrymore wears this dress in cream in the movie "Ever After"