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Evening dress Design House: Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: 1926 Culture: French Medium: silk

Evening dress Design House: Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: 1926 Culture: French Medium: silk

Evening dress, attributed to Callot Soeurs, 1929, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Worn by Marjorie Merriweather Post for her presentation at the Court of St. James's. The tubular dress is sleeveless with dropped waistline and slightly flared at bottom. The garment is heavily beaded on the side seams and waist, both back and front, with rhinestones and clear bugle beads in a floral motif. Train attaches to dress with metal bars at dress shoulder. CLICK THROUGH FOR BIGGER IMAGES.

Evening dress, attributed to Callot Soeurs, 1929, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Worn by Marjorie Merriweather Post for her presentation at the Court of St. James's. The tubular dress is sleeveless with dropped waistline and slightly flared at bottom. The garment is heavily beaded on the side seams and waist, both back and front, with rhinestones and clear bugle beads in a floral motif. Train attaches to dress with metal bars at dress shoulder. CLICK THROUGH FOR BIGGER IMAGES.

BEADED & EMBROIDERED PARTY DRESS, EARLY 1920s  Powder blue chiffon over shrimp-pink crepe, pink opaque bead embroidery on chiffon, self waist sash

BEADED & EMBROIDERED PARTY DRESS, EARLY 1920s Powder blue chiffon over shrimp-pink crepe, pink opaque bead embroidery on chiffon, self waist sash

Dress. Designer: Attributed to Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: 1926 Culture: French Medium: silk

Dress. Designer: Attributed to Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: 1926 Culture: French Medium: silk

~Boué Soeurs, ca. 1928 Brocade silver lame, blue net, silk floral trim, sequins. Chemise style, sleeveless, dropped waist,

~Boué Soeurs, ca. 1928 Brocade silver lame, blue net, silk floral trim, sequins. Chemise style, sleeveless, dropped waist,

1920s Dress of Gold Lame and Silk Velvet with Paste Appliques  Dress from the early 1920's, made from dusty rose colored silk velvet, has full gathered skirt with ruching at the sides. Measuring 5" longer in the back, the scalloped hem is lined in 12" of lame - the color of which can best be described as worn white gold, echoed also by the paste and metallic appliques at the waist and the metallic lace collar of the same color. Front Detail 5

1920s Dress of Gold Lame and Silk Velvet with Paste Appliques Dress from the early 1920's, made from dusty rose colored silk velvet, has full gathered skirt with ruching at the sides. Measuring 5" longer in the back, the scalloped hem is lined in 12" of lame - the color of which can best be described as worn white gold, echoed also by the paste and metallic appliques at the waist and the metallic lace collar of the same color. Front Detail 5

Afternoon dress ca. 1924 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Afternoon dress ca. 1924 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ball gown 1905-1910, England or France  Silk, sequins, lace  National Museum

Ball gown 1905-1910, England or France Silk, sequins, lace National Museum

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