Evening dress French ca. Silk embroidery floss on silk net. Bodice lined with lightly boned taffeta has sleeves cut in T-shape kimono style. Gunmetal bead trim attached in the Luneville or tambour method.
When we see it in black and white we can't imagine the true beauty of such a dress: powder blue silk satin gown, circa with blue chiffon overdress, ribbon rosette trim, and trained skirt with velvet hem band.
Evening gown, no date, (but Empire waist puts it in Edwardian period.) Silk and metallic lace and lavender voided velvet. Small train, royal purple silk satin bandeau waist with silk flower at center bodice.
Tangerine silk satin gown from the Belle Epoque (no more precise date available). Two-layer overdress with crystal and mother of pearl beads. The sleeves of the overdress have beaded tassels and ring drops.