A grey moire taffeta ball gown trimmed with pink Sign In to see what this sold for A grey moire taffeta ball gown trimmed with pink silk, circa 1870, with pointed front bodice, the polonaised skirt draped and cascading from the back, (2) Condition report apron-like over skirt which is made of grey organza is very frayed and torn, brown water marks to moire skirt which is revealed below
Standard warnings and caveats apply: Just because it's white or ivory does not necessarily make it a wedding gown. MOIRE ...
Afternoon Dress: ca. 1908-1910, French (probably), cotton, silk. "Irish crochet lace was very popular in the Belle Époque not only for trim but also for full garments such as this one. Its three-dimensionality gives a particularly interesting textural effect. This example employs not only three-dimensional floral motifs but actual pendant flowers that move with the wearer."
Dress, 1865. Purple silk taffeta. Boned bodice closes in front with 7 buttons covered with purple satin. Long sleeves, pleated and gathered front and back. Ruffles at shoulders, wrists and skirt hem.Musée Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris