Evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American, ca. Made for movement & dancing. Three layers of silk chiffon cut with handkerchief hem, with many points hanging down from substantial width of beading. Above this floating base, bodice hangs smooth
Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.