THE 1860S IN FASHIONABLE GOWNS: A VISUAL GUIDE TO THE DECADE
Le Follet, February 1863
House of Drecoll 1912
Evening dress, probably French, ca. 1911-13. Smith College Historic Clothing: "The Empire style of a straight column of drapery and a high waist was high fashion especially in the years 1912 and 1913. Heavy fringe on delicate fabrics was popular, too, like the white silk fringe and silver beaded fringe on the sleeves and on the train of the green dress. The bodice is trimmed with pale pink pearls and pink chiffon rose buds."
Art Nouveau Silk Afternoon or Reception Gowns, ca. 1910
Evening dress, 1911. Pale blue silk satin brocade with train. Short, belled sleeves. Underbodice w/lace inset. Rhinestones around edge of sleeves and V-neckline. Back closure of snaps and hooks & eyes. Two rosettes at waist on left front & back side. Towson Univ. Dep't of Theater Arts
~Evening gown, ca. 1910-14~ Gold damask with blue chiffon sash and gold florets. Bodice has beaded fringe. Kerry Taylor Auctions
Evening Dress, Lucil Pinson's Workshop, St. Petersburg, Russia. 1910s. Satin, chiffon, ribbon, tulle, fringe, glass beads and plaques imitating corals; embroidered. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg