Delphos gown: introduced by Mariano Fortuny, gown influenced by ancient Greek styled dress. Has pleating that could be removed and repleated. Usually dark shades influenced by oriental and Renaissance design.
Dress, Mrs Pialat Delanoue, Paris, ca. 1914. Evening dress of pink silk with blue chiffon over-tunic reaching just below knee level, decorated with sparkling beadware. Fastens at back with hook and eyes. Hull Museum