Two dresses from the Edwardian era: an intricately decorated Indian ball gown with colored silk and metal thread embroidery and a gray faille and lace gown with bow detail at the back. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.
Dress, Mme Gabrielle: ca. silk faille dress "It was worn by Gertrude Ellen Dupuy who married Henry Shelton Sanford in both of wealthy American families. Gertrude was born in Philadelphia; they married in Paris and then lived in Brussels for a time.