Baby girls navy blue dress, bloomers and bonnet 3 piece set by Foque, covered with white polka dots. The pretty, lined dress has a blue jacquard 'bib' trimmed with blue embroidery and edged in lace. It has a central, grey grosgrain bow with synthetic fur and a mother-of-pearl logo charm, with a button fastener at the back. Comes with a matching, cotton-lined bonnet, tied with a navy blue ribbon and knickers with an elasticated waist and cuffs
Miss Maria Chalon (British, circa 1800-1867) Mary Deverill, later Mrs Deshon, wearing white dress with puff sleeves topped with ribbon bows and tied waistband, lace trimmed slip, fur stole, floral corsage, double strand pearl necklace with jewelled pendant and further strands of pearls in her upswept blonde hair worn in ringlets, 1835
c.1912-14. The gown has a wide, high-waisted sash which ties behind in an enormous butterfly bow. The bow is entirely decorative. Although it looks soft and supple, it is actually lined with stiff organza and is wired at the edges. The bodice and sleeves are cut in one piece. A silk machine-lace panel attached at the bust forms the overtunic which is gathered at the waist and falls in soft folds to the hips.