c. 1880's/1890's HOUSE OF WORTH COUTURE Bottle Green Silk Velvet Beaded Capelet with Black Lace

Map outfit, by Hans Erich Friese, 1611. Inventory # i. 0008.01 Silk satin, colored silk embroidery, gold and silver embroidery. Measurement diameter 197 cm "Elector Johann Georg I of Saxony was the ceremonial dress for Christmas 1611 as a gift from his mother, the Dowager Princess Sophie of Saxony. The parts are designed in the "sea-green" color and multicolored gold, silver and silk embroidery as part of an ensemble together." (Google translate) Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden

PINGAT JET BEADED BUTTERFLY EVENING CAPE, 1890's. Cream satin with chiffon shoulder drape beneath two layers of stiffened black net decorated as butterfly wings with silver sequins and faceted jet beads, the high neck having a large beaded wire butterfly at back.

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