1914 Lavender bag - Made from purple lawn, handstitched. The handle is covered in metal foil held in place with metal threads in a criss cross pattern. The posy is decorated with concentric circles of multicoloured embroidery of flowers and leaves in silk thread with a surround of machine made lace of metal and green thread. Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris

1914 Lavender bag - Made from purple lawn, handstitched. The handle is covered in metal foil held in place with metal threads in a criss cross pattern. The posy is decorated with concentric circles of multicoloured embroidery of flowers and leaves in silk thread with a surround of machine made lace of metal and green thread. Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris

Edwardian, black bugle beaded over-tunic on cotton netting, c. 1910 #beading #Edwardian

Edwardian, black bugle beaded over-tunic on cotton netting, c. 1910 #beading #Edwardian

Replica of late 1913 French evening, reception, or dinner gown, made as described in the original French text -- emerald green silk satin, off-white silk chiffon, and hand-beading (I used the original antique beading design).    Underlined in light emerald fine China silk, ivory taffeta silk boned under-bodice, off-white China silk lining to around knee length.  Made for the ROM's 100th anniversary.  See my website: www.thefashionarchaeologist.com for more information on what I do.

Replica of late 1913 French evening, reception, or dinner gown, made as described in the original French text -- emerald green silk satin, off-white silk chiffon, and hand-beading (I used the original antique beading design). Underlined in light emerald fine China silk, ivory taffeta silk boned under-bodice, off-white China silk lining to around knee length. Made for the ROM's 100th anniversary. See my website: www.thefashionarchaeologist.com for more information on what I do.

Evening gown, ca. 1914. Inspired by French couturiers such as Paul Poiret, this elegant silk faille taffeta gown is embellished with beading, embroidery, and contrasting fabrics. The inner woven waistband has the names of two merchants: Donaldson's of Minneapolis and Glanville's of Calgary. Both were sources of high-end garments such as this one. Glenbow Museum.

Evening gown, ca. 1914. Inspired by French couturiers such as Paul Poiret, this elegant silk faille taffeta gown is embellished with beading, embroidery, and contrasting fabrics. The inner woven waistband has the names of two merchants: Donaldson's of Minneapolis and Glanville's of Calgary. Both were sources of high-end garments such as this one. Glenbow Museum.

Evening gown ca. 1910s. Aqua silk satin trimmed with lace & ribbon. Empire waist. svpmeow1/ebay

Evening gown ca. 1910s. Aqua silk satin trimmed with lace & ribbon. Empire waist. svpmeow1/ebay

Shell pink silk satin evening dress with pearl bead embellishment, by Liberty & Co., English, c. 1910.

Shell pink silk satin evening dress with pearl bead embellishment, by Liberty & Co., English, c. 1910.

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