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Circa 1910 Debutante's floor-length evening gown with short train. White net studded with glass beads over grayish pink silk crepe chiffon over pale yellowish pink silk taffeta. Made by Helen Gjertsen, Dayton's Department store dressmaker. (Back)
Black velvet and lace evening gown, Washington, D.C., ca. 1910. With slightly raised waist emphasized with wide band, short net sleeves, square neckline, A-line skirt with small train, the bodice sides and part of skirt overlaid with fine black lace, the center bodice, waist and lower part of skirt further decorated with floral embroidered tulle worked in gold metallic. Black and white silks and beads, the lower edge of skirt band trimmed with black fur.