1910 Silk silver gauze gown with woven pattern in gold. Straight style with high waist. Short sleeves with tie effect, inlet panels of gold net. Stomacher panel of gold net sewn with glass beads silver cord, artificial pearls and pastes. Epaulettes of fine crepe cross over effect on front bodice with paste metal buckle. Fastens at back; fastenings are partly concealed by panel of gold net as front.
Gala dress, Morin-Blossier, Paris, 1906 or 1907. Machine- and hand-sewn gullaméstoff (I couldn’t find a translation of this word), covered with silk tulle embroidered with metallic thread. Artificial diamonds and pearls, metal sequins, and gold fabric. Made for Queen Maud of Norway. National Museum for Art, Architecture, and Design, Norway
Slip Date: 1910–15 Culture: French Medium: linen, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. (132.1 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. G. B. Podmaniczky, 1968 Accession Number: 2009.300.3326
Gray sateen two-piece wedding dress, 1901. Bodice made to resemble blouse bolero jacket. White “blouse” covered with machine lace trimmed with black velvet ribbon. High boned neck. Sewn into gray bolero with long set-in sleeves which are trimmed with machine-made, applied white cutwork embroidery. Skirt is flared with black velvet waistband trimmed at hem with tucks white braid. Photo shows bride wearing dress 26 years later. Walsall Museums via Black Country History