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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Louiseboulanger (French, 1878–1950) . Evening Dress, 1928, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, hand–finished beige silk satin, hand–embroidered with natural straw; hand–appliquéd with panels of silk tulle with hand–stitched ombré–dyed ostrich plumes, hand–knotted in strands of three. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute
PARIS HAUTE COUTURE; A Magnificent Exhibition
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LOT 782 - whitakerauction
EMBROIDERED NET SUMMER DRESS, 1920’s. Ivory short sleeve with woven vertical stripe inset with bands and panels of floral embroidered net. B-38, L-42 1/2. (Small hole in front) very good. $420.
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Timeless & Feminine Clothing Inspired By Vintage / Adored Vintage
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Grace Coolidge’s Evening Gown
Blue satin flapper-style evening gown trimmed with dark-blue sequins and gold glass beads. Grace Coolidge gave the dress to her White House maid, Maggie Rogers. It was likely shortened to be worn by Maggie’s daughter Lillian.
LOT 643 POLYCHROME FLORAL BEADED DRESS, 1920s. - whitakerauction
Sleeveless black voile decorated with swags of crystal beads and wreaths of colorful flowers, scalloped hem. B-38, L-50. (Lacking under-dress, minor bead loss) very good. $1,140