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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Black silk taffeta evening dress, embroidered with metallic thread, sequins, and beads. Cecile Beaton photographed the Duchess of Windsor wearing this dress for British Vogue in 1939. To highlight and compliment the 18th century silhouette of the gown, Beaton photographed the Duchess seated in a Louis XV chair against a Piranesi backdrop

Irene, American, 1907-1962 Evening Dress, 1958 Purchased at Goldwater’s, Phoenix Metallic and silk brocade, silk chiffon Gift of Mrs. Barney Leonard 1968

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