For conservatives, most appalling commodity was Chinese silk: fragile and see through, immodest. “For Seneca, silk was simply a cipher for exoticism and eroticism.” Edicts passed by law to forbid silk. Subtle self expression: silk
Two-piece dress, Sweden, Pink silk moiré with white bobbin lace on machine-made tulle and white silk tulle. Hand- and machine-sewn. Skirt has eight panels. Hallwyl Museum, Sweden Little Mermaid Pink Dress - Absolutely!
vintage dress and jacket * soft pink silk satin * side closure * open double T back (photos available upon request) * matching original belt with hook/eye closure * button front jacket condi (Fitness Clothes Pink)
Evening dress, ca Very pale pink silk georgette & black net with round neckline. Has all-over cream & pink leaf embroidery & cream & pink silk velvet flowers. Net skirt has many-paneled handkerchief hem. Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota.