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French Ball Dress, MFA Boston, c. 1825
Ball dress. French, about 1825. Silk satin, embroidered with metallic threads - in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Ball Gown 1825, French, Made of silk satin
Ball Gown 1820s The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Ball Gown 1820 The Victoria & Albert Museum - OMG that dress!
Dress (Ball Gown). 1840's vibrant color, from the Met museum collection. Need I say more than "want it"?
Dress (Ball Gown) Date: 1887–89 Levilion. Culture: French Medium: silk. www.metmuseum.org...
American Silk Ball Gown, circa 1820
House of Worth, Ball Gown of Floral Figured Satin with Silver Filigree & Chiffon Bodice. Paris, 1895-1900.
~Ball gown Jacques Doucet (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris) Date: 1897 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: a) CF: 50 1/2"; CB: 56 1/4"; Wa...~
Jacques Doucet, Ball Gown of Embroidered Peach Silk Velvet with Metallic Floral Decoration. Paris, 1898-1900.
Dress, 1825-30 United States, MFA Boston
Ball Gown. 1908. Maker unknown.
1920s ballgown. | When I was a little girl, my father bought me a white dress that was similar to this, with puffed sleeves. He adored it.
Ballgown, 1825 UK, Ackermann’s Repository