Callot Soeurs gown 1905 "Made from dove gray silk charmeuse with matching chiffon sleeves, this exemplar of the Callot style is lavishly hand embroidered with silk floss and subtle gold metallic thread. "
The hem is padded; the interior seams are finely hand finished. The taffeta under bodice is boned. The dress closes in back with hooks. The magnificent dress, which displays beautifully, is priced below market due to a few condition issues, making it a great buy for the collector who wants a superb example of early 20th century couture.
Embroidered and beaded black silk charmeuse evening dress (front), by Doeuillet, French, c. 1920's. Sleeveless black silk charmeuse heavily embroidered in vibrant shades of orange, aqua, blue, pink and yellow with gold bugle beads in an abstract floral on the upper back and over-skirt front and sides, self sash having back loop and drape, cream silk under dress having applied lace to the sides. Label: "Doeuillet Paris Londres"
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WORTH EMPIRE EVENING GOWN, PARIS, c. 1912 Pale blue silk charmeuse covered w/ black silk tulle, sides embroidered in vermichelli pattern crystal beads, pattern interrupted w/ black bugle beads in swirling bands & sheaves of wheat, 2 large black & white jeweled rounds at CB, small square train,