LOT 650 WORTH PARIS BROCADE EVENING DRESS with DIAMANTE BOWS, c. 1900.
2-piece orchid satin brocaded with large-scale floral stems in white, back-lacing boned bodice having blue satin and lace cap sleeve and neckline trim, decorated with a pattern of metallic cord bows having prong-set pastes, tiny sequins and clear beads, blue satin bows at shoulder, trained skirt having large pleats, the front appliqued with three diamante bow forms to either side of divided center. Unlabeled, museum attribution. B-38, W-25, front L-43, back L-60. (Torn shoulder and underarms, lace trim browned and some tears, bodice enlarged at back, lacking laces and snaps added, small holes to underside of train, netting on bows torn, missing stones, one bow detached but retained, one partly unstitched, edge of train soiled, hang strap basted inside train) good. MCNY. $1680Read More