GOWN and PEIGNOIR SET with EMBROIDERY and LACE, c. 1910. Both sleeveless sheer cream cotton with filet lace and embroidered with dragonflies and flowers, the gown of four panels with pointed hem, the front having three medallions of figural needle lace, net side panels, green chiffon neck band. Bust 38, length 51. Excellent. $1,725.
Evening ensemble (cape, rear view) Boué Soeurs (French) Date: 1918–20 Culture: French Medium: cotton, silk, metallic Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm) Length at CB (b): 44 in. (111.8 cm) Credit Line: Bequest of Sally Fenlon-Young, 1979 Accession Number: 1979.129.2a, b