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A burgundy silk faille ball gown, circa 1890 by johanna

Lot: A burgundy silk faille ball gown, circa Han, Lot Number: Starting Bid: Auctioneer: Kerry Taylor Auctions, Auction: Fashion & Textiles , Date: June 2008 BST


1900 House of Worth ball gown. Kingfisher blue satin overlaid with black Chantilly lace. Bodice and skirt embroidered with sequins and pearlized beads with papyrus blooms.

1887–89. French designed silk dress.

1887 French ball gown by Levilion. The elaborate hand embroidery and bead work confirm that this is a couture gown.

British, 1875

British, 1875

1910 Worth gown

Edwardian - Evening dress House of Worth (French, Date: ca. 1910 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Eva Drexel Dahlgren, 1976

PARIS SILK CUTWORK TEA GOWN, c.1900 2-piece, cream silk crepe, cutwork edged in black embroidery, Paris label petersham.

PARIS SILK CUTWORK TEA GOWN, c.1900 2-piece, cream silk crepe, cutwork edged in black embroidery, Paris label petersham.

Ball gown ca. 1900 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art  #1900s

Evening Gown -- 1900 -- French -- Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute. This is so my way of dressing up that I would wear it tonight.

Evening Dress, 1895. American, Made of silk.

Evening ensemble Date: for a formal ball. Neoclassical motifs in lace; particularly the laurel wreaths. The black lace is applied over the velvet bands to add a different texture and lighting effect, acts as a foil to the glitter of the paillettes.

Vintagetextile.com. Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/VintageTextilecom/388978794490710. They have lace but you have to search for it.

Gallery of Edwardian vintage clothing at Vintage Textile Callot Soeurs dinner dress of hand-embroidered silk charmeuse,

Ball Gown  Jean-Philippe Worth, 1896-1900  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress (Ball Gown) House of Worth (French, Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, Date: 18961900 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 14 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 57 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume

evening gown 1906 | Evening Dress, "Les Hortensias bleus," Doucet: ca. 1897-1906, French ...

Jacques Doucet was commissioned to “translate” the feeling of Robert de Montesquiou’s poem “Les Hortenses Bleues” (The Blue Hydrangeas) into an evening gown. Between 1897 & 1906 he made this dress.

Doucet ball gown, 1898-1902  From the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

[Lots of nice detail on the bodice.] Ball gown Designer: Jacques Doucet Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, metal, linen Accession Number: b