Dinner gown, J. Franken, Brooklyn, ca. Embroidered yoke in silk crewel w/brown taffeta facing. Gold ribbon & chiffon ruffle at collar. Embroidered bullion net across yoke w/small revers, embroidered & trimmed in gold bullion.
Two-piece silk evening dress, Henriette Favre, Little is known of Mme. Most surviving examples of her work are very formal, including this one. It exemplifies the fine workmanship characteristic of even the smaller couture houses in Paris.
Circa 1900 Tea Gown: White cotton lawn with high neck of Valenciennes lace and bands in pattern of loops and bows. Another band of polychrome embroidered roses at lower bodice, sleeves, and skirt, which also have scalloped inserts of tucked pink cotton be
White silk velvet and metallic lace evening dress, circa Wide waist girdle in white velvet with large bow at center front. Hobble skirt and short train formed from crossing panels of velvet. Via Goldstein Museum of Design, University of Minnesota.
Wedding Gown: silk with Brussels lace, silk bow on bodice, two-tier skirt with scalloped hems, lined in satin with a border of tight concertina pleats, train. Worn by Ethel Dalziel for her marriage to H.
Bodice has opening in front to reveal underbodice resembling a man’s waistcoat, which is attached to the outer jacket at side seam. Bustle skirt with draped overskirt; steel hoops & tapes in back of un