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early 1920s evening and formal wear

You might have noticed that this silhouette is more shapeless (frumpy?) than the later '20s-- elongated, shapeless, low waistline, shorter skirt. Bodice: Unfitted tube to low waist, over unboned corset. Neckline: V-shapes, boat-neck, low round. Sleeves: Kimono, raglan, dolman, long inset gathered into cuffs Skirt: Ankle, mid-calf, below knee; straight, flared Fabric: Silk/wool jersey, crepe-de-chine, s. georgette Trimmings: fur, embroidered ribbon, beads and sequins
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Callot Soeurs couture beaded acid green velvet orientalist dress, circa 1923. A Callot Soeurs couture beaded acid green velvet orientalist dress, circa 1923. un-labelled, the lower skirt of pale pink velvet embroidered and beaded in roundels, the scalloped hem with tasselled points, bust 81cm, 32in For a similar Callot Soeurs orientalist velvet dress, see the Metropolitan Museum accession number: 2009.300.3187..

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An embroidered brick-red velvet evening dress, probably Callot Soeurs, early 1920s. An embroidered brick-red velvet evening dress, probably Callot Soeurs, early 1920s. embroidered with gold running stitches and pink floss silk, spangled with pink bugle beads with orientalist motifs, large central medallion, scalloped hem embroidered to shape, lined in chiffon, bust approx 86-92cm, 34-36in. - See more at: http://kerrytaylorauctions.com/one-item/?id=62&sub=%20&auctionid=429#.dpuf

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A Jean Patou couture chiffon evening gown, circa 1923-4. A Jean Patou couture chiffon evening gown, circa 1923-4. large woven label and numbered 25934, in three shades of pink and mauve, the dropped waistline with cummerbund-like integral sash, triple layered panels to skirt, with lamé panel to skirt side, the lower hem edged in pink metallic lace, bust approx 86-92cm, 34-36in. - See more at: http://kerrytaylorauctions.com/one-item/?id=59&sub=%20&auctionid=429#.dpuf

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Vionnet evening dress, 1922 From the Musee Galliera via Les Mads

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A Black Tulle and Sequin Dress, circa 1920, with tulle sleeves, sequined striped straps, hand beading across waist with tambouring at center with beaded fringe, tulle and sequined striped skirt. Labeled: B. Altman & Co./New York/Paris.

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A Black Tulle and Sequin Dress

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Amazing Art Deco 1920s Silk Velvet & Ermin Ruffled Dress & Over Blouse

Art Deco 1920s Silk Velvet & Ermine Ruffled Dress & Over Blouse

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Evening Gown of Gold Cloth Designed by Paul Poiret, Paris, 1923

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Paul Poiret, 1923

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The Met Costume Institute 2007 Poiret King of Fashion exhibit

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Gold lamé evening dress, 1924-1925, USA, Gift of Doris E. Grossman. Collection of The Museum at FIT #TurnofStyle

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Art Deco 1920s Flapper Dress Silk Chiffon & Silk Velvet Ruffles

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