Evening dress (robe de gala) Jacques Fath Paris 1948 spring/summer Silk satin, embroidered by Rébé with sequins and beads Worn by Lady Alexandra Howard-Johnston (later Lady Dacre) was the wife of the Naval Attaché to Paris,
Ivory silk satin and silk damask with floss, chenille, & pearl embroidery. Shown at the Western Reserve Historical Society's exhibit "Tying the Knot: Cleveland Wedding Fashions, Click through for bigger pic.
House of Worth, Black velvet iris-pattern on cream underskirts. Bertha collar, bodice and skirt insets of silk net/tulle decorated w/spangles/sequins & cut steel beads in heavy fan-shaped patterns at edges.