Two dresses from the Edwardian era: an intricately decorated Indian ball gown with colored silk and metal thread embroidery and a gray faille and lace gown with bow detail at the back. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.
Robe à la francaise, England (Spitalfield's) remodeled Ivory ground silk taffeta woven with a narrow self weave stripe, with gently curving flower and leaf meanders, trimmed with tufted silks and corded wire loops.
A green watered silk formal gown, circa the Sign In to see what this sold for A green watered silk formal gown, circa the lightly padded bodice trimmed with cream and black lace and bows, the horizontally banded skirt with matching waist-sash,
Centennial ball gown, ca. Many party guests wore Colonial attire. Old silk in storage was remodeled into new clothes.This is a mix: half century half Victorian. Bodice, reconstructed with Victorian boning petersham, retains original sleeves.
Evening dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 58 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett, 1920 Accession Number: b