Circa Evening dress by Jean Patou: purple silk satin sleeveless evening dress. Very low neck and back with silk bow trim. Made with many sections of bias-cut fabric. Inset belt~ Via Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota.
CIRCA Designed as a spray of morning glories, the petals accented with rose, white and green plique-à-jour enamel and translucent purple enamel, decorated further with small old-mine and rose-cut diamonds and baroque pearls.