Gold metallic lace evening ensemble (dress and cape) with jewel-tone glass bead and faux pearl embellishment, c.1925. The dress also has a burnt orange silk chiffon slip, the top of which is lined with silk crepe, making the slip appear darker. The collar of the cape is ruched and padded. The cape is totally lined with matching burnt orange silk velvet.
Shawl The Philippines, 19th century The Metropolitan Museum of... (OMG that dress!)