how perfectly beautiful\\\\! im going on a search for a boue soeurs dress of my own! Court Presentation Ensemble by Boué Soeurs // year 1928 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Silk, Metallic threads
i boiled "Linit Starch" as thick as I could without it being lumpy, painted it on my crinolines & hung them on the clothes lines. Then we learned the popular method of dipping petticoats in Sugar-Water to dry
Late black and ecru embroidered lace gown and jacket. Example of how adding a shaped lace overlay can glam up an otherwise simple gown. The short-sleeved bolero ages this up to be suitable for the crowd.