LOT 656 WORTH PARIS EMPIRE VELVET BROCADED SATIN GOWN, c. 1914.
Peacock blue silk, the short sleeve bodice of tulle having bands of paste jewels with blue and iridescent clear beaded fringe over silver metallic lace, deep V-neck with beaded blue tulle insert over white tulle above a large velvet bow, the skirt crossed at center front and cutaway to reveal a beaded chiffon underskirt with beaded fringe over blue silk, long fishtail train pleated and held by two large beaded tassels at back. Woven signature waistband label. B-38, high W-30, CFL-60, CBL-80. (Silk lining destroyed, cotton slip added beneath to stabilize skirt, white tulle at neck possibly replaced, some bead losses and replacements, series of small white spots at back left waistband, open seam and hole in tulle sleeve) fair. MCNY. $4200Read More