Evening gown, Lucile, ca. 1914. Cream satin. Short-sleeved cream and blue chiffon bodice with V-neck and V-back, trimmed with bands of blue satin, silver metallic cord and crystal beaded fringe and silk flowers. Blue satin cummerbund, hobble skirt beneath short beaded chiffon overskirt, ruched in front to reveal beaded lace and chiffon underskirt and having silk flower swag. Chiffon side drape studded with rhinestones. Whitaker Auctions
(Trained velvet suit with fur trim, Cleveland, ca. 1890s. Three pieces: bodice, jacket, skirt. Aubergine silk boned jacket with band collar & gigot sleeves and matching skirt with double hem band of brown fur. Tulle high-necked bodice with cream appliqué lace, trimmed with velvet bands. Boned & with taffeta lining and chiffon under-sleeve. Whitaker Auctions
Rose pink evening gown, 1910, silk satin. In the Aesthetic style, high waist, bead- and pearl-trimmed bands that criss-cross around bustline. Trained skirt, long Renaissance-style cream chiffon sleeves with pearl & bead edges. Small matching shield-shaped evening bag. Augusta Auctions
Reception gown, Mme. Renfrew Wood, New York, 1912. Gray silk chiffon over ivory China silk trimmed w/hand-painted metal shells made to look like freshwater pearls. Upper bodice & sleeves are ivory lace over cream silk. Stand collar down through throat is pleated silk tulle set with appliquéd lace. Satin-covered discs accent neckline between chiffon & tulle-- also at sleeve hem. Chiffon on bodice is pleated just above waistline to give cummerbund effect. Slight train. Via Woodland Farms…
Dress, Welborn of London, ca. 1905. Cream satin with silk chiffon and crepe de chine trimmed with Honiton and guipure lace, orange velvet, and silver sequins. The pouched bodice (the "pouter pigeon" look) and flared, trained skirt give it the sweeping curves we associate with the Edwardian age.
SILK EDWARDIAN EVENING GOWN, c. 1912 Go Back November 13, 2013 - NYC New York City Powder blue silk satin w/ blue chiffon overdress, ribbon rosette trim, trained skirt w/ velvet hem band, B 36", W 28", L 63"-73".