Tea gown, Philadelphia, circa Beige silk lined with yellow silk satin; Hand-embroidered with daffodils. Small glass beads form the center of the flowers. Front opening with hook & eye fasteners. American Museum in Britain
Six Maids of Honour attended on Queen Elizabeth II at the 1953 coronation. They wore cream silk satin dresses edged with gold tissue with embroidery designs of trailing flowers and foliage. Designer Norman Hartnell planned for the embroidery to cascade do
Court dress, Worth, ca. Brocaded satin woven with gold silk roses. Front plastron skirt panels covered with silk floss pearl-beaded roses. Hanging sleeves edged in silver braid. Made for the Russian court.
1913 VELVET BELLE EPOCH GOWN with JEWELED BODICE. Purple panne silk, silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh, high-jeweled midriff band with butterfly, hobble skirt layered over short train.