Evening Gown: ca. 1915, two layers of tulle over silk taffeta, waist and skirt trimmed with satin rosebuds, silk floss embroidered garlands cover the skirt.

Evening Gown: ca. 1915, two layers of tulle over silk taffeta, waist and skirt trimmed with satin rosebuds, silk floss embroidered garlands cover the skirt.

Afternoon Dress - Jacques Doucet, 1903 : This is an elegant afternoon dress that would be suitable for afternoon events, such as the races and other promenade activities. The dress is an excellent example of Doucet's penchant for lingerie-like garments, which is represented by the delicate ruffles and rose printed chiffon. The color combination of blues accented with turquoise is a favorite of the designer.

Afternoon Dress - Jacques Doucet, 1903 : This is an elegant afternoon dress that would be suitable for afternoon events, such as the races and other promenade activities. The dress is an excellent example of Doucet's penchant for lingerie-like garments, which is represented by the delicate ruffles and rose printed chiffon. The color combination of blues accented with turquoise is a favorite of the designer.

Dress trimmed with blue embroidered netting and blue velvet ribbons over the shoulders, at the waist, and on the underskirt. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Dress trimmed with blue embroidered netting and blue velvet ribbons over the shoulders, at the waist, and on the underskirt. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Evening Dress: ca. 1905-1909, silk satin. “This dress epitomises the elegant feminine fashions of the well-to-do in the Edwardian period, particularly in its use of soft flowing pale silk, extensive use of lace and net, and in the ornate decoration of the bodice.”

Evening Dress: ca. 1905-1909, silk satin. “This dress epitomises the elegant feminine fashions of the well-to-do in the Edwardian period, particularly in its use of soft flowing pale silk, extensive use of lace and net, and in the ornate decoration of the bodice.”

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