Design House: Possibly Boué Soeurs (French) Date: ca. 1918 Culture: probably French Medium: Silk, cotton Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.
G&E Spitzer of Vienna embroidered pink chiffon and ivory satin gown with day and evening bodices, circa Because of the high collar, I assume the day bodice is shown, but such coverage was also common for dinner and reception gowns.
Evening gown, Joseph, New York, Royal purple panné silk with short-sleeved silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh. High jeweled midriff band with clear center and magenta paste butterfly. Hobble skirt layered over short train.
I was born in the wrong era. Evening gown ca. Blue silk satin with black silk chiffon and black satin overlay, trimmed with black passementerie and metallic gold & ecru lace. Antique Dress via The Wayback Machine