A GORGEOUS two toned green chiffon cocktail dress! Heavily gathered sleeveless bodice with surplice bust and set-in waist. Dress has a full, twirling skirt. Don't really like the colors, but the dress is amazing!
Gown Place of origin: Spitalfields, England (woven) Date: (made) (altered) Artist/Maker: Garthwaite, Anna Maria, born 1690 - died 1763 (textile, designer) Materials and Techniques: Brocaded satin in coloured silks
1865 French Silk evening dress at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - If you click the pin, you will see that this is actually an example of a transformation dress. Such a dress was made up of three pieces: a skirt, a day bodice and an evening bodi
Evening dress Designer: Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 10 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 52 in. cm) (c) Length at CB: 12 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marie Louise Constable, 1951