1790s dress

The glazed cotton fabric dates from at least 20 years earlier than the style of the dress. The floral print has a naive and endearing charm with its blushing roses in bloom, attended by pretty little buds in white and cerulean blue.

Gray and pink silk evening dress with lace trim, by Lucile, British, 1915-16.

Evening dress c 1915 "Lucile Staff" label. The label "Lucile Staff, Inc." refers to a team of designers who were formerly employed by Lady Duff Gordon (Lucile).

Peggy Hoyt Date Made:1929 Description:Light blue taffeta party dress trimmed with off-white lace. Dress has a skirt with two tiers of off white lace and a bib collar of lace. Pastel colored flowers accent the skirt. Detail

Up Close: Evening Dress 1929 (X) Beige blush taupe lace, blue-gray silk, pink and gold tulle chiffon flowers details

18th Century Silk Brocade Sacque Back Gown, French 1775-1799 Museum deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lovely Gown with Padded Trim and Interior Corset. Beautiful brocade (entirely hand sewn) polychrome floral sprays on pink and ivory stripe silk. Short sleeve with self fabric padded diamond bands, serpentine ovals and self fabric silk brocade bows edged in lace. Interior with lined boned corset having both front and back lacing. There are slits on each side of the skirt for…

Antique Dress 18th Century Sacque Back Gown Corseted MET Museum Antique Gown

Detail of back of a French brocaded silk taffeta open robe, 1780s. "Silk taffeta with purple rib weave stripes and small ivory brocaded flowers. The neckline, front, and sleeves are edged with pleated ivory ribbon. The charming compères are decorated with appliqués of cut-out stripes and pleated ribbon". Vintage Textile. See gown here: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/278589926923030159/

French brocaded silk taffeta open robe made from golden silk taffeta with purple rib weave stripes and small ivory brocaded flowers.