some more pictures of the gorgeous ballgowns. They are century but I dont care. Century period Ball Gowns designed by Linda Leyendecker Gutierrez and Niti Volpe for the Society of Martha Washington Colonial Pageant and Ball in Laredo, Texas, 2006
This dress was worn by the donor's grandmother, Mrs. James Bonner Collins, to a White House Reception for James Buchanan Its elegance is enhanced by the unique inclusion of a plain stripe textile in the pleats of the skirt
Dress (Met Museum) Date: ca. 1864 Culture: French (probably) Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Dorothy H. Johnston, 1940 Accession Number: - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!