Circa 1900 Tea Gown: White cotton lawn with high neck of Valenciennes lace and bands in pattern of loops and bows. Another band of polychrome embroidered roses at lower bodice, sleeves, and skirt, which also have scalloped inserts of tucked pink cotton be
Two dresses from the Edwardian era: an intricately decorated Indian ball gown with colored silk and metal thread embroidery and a gray faille and lace gown with bow detail at the back. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.
Day dress, ca. Heavy cream-colored linen blend with embroidery, lace, and linen-covered wooden button trim. White net insert with small flowers at neck. Wide skirt, slightly longer in back. Lined bodice. Hook & eye closure in back.