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Afternoon dress ca. 1897. Silk brocade, velvet, chiffon. Made and worn by Ora Baily McCuthen, a concert pianist in San Diego. She was the daughter of James O. Baily, one of the first men to discover gold in the Julian area and one of the founders of Banner, California. ©Suzanne Hansen. San Diego History Center Flckr
Pingat, 1891. "Pingat’s interpretation of Plains Indian motifs on this cape is indicative of his fascination with incorporating other cultures’ designs into the contemporary couture vocabulary. This style of embroidery pattern, although distinctive amongst other late 19th-century European designs, is iconic of Pingat’s work.'
Dinner dress of the late 1890s screams "Gilded Age." Two-piece cinnamon silk satin with small brocade motifs in mauve green. Bodice has deep rust velvet yoke, leg o' mutton sleeves, front trimmed with gold crystal bead appliqués fringe. Trained skirt with knife-pleated bustle. Augusta Auctions
Evening shoes | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening Shoes: ca. 1875-1885, French, silk, glass. "The ankle-strap or ankle-tie shoe, as illustrated by this pair of evening shoes, was worn primarily in the late 1870s and 1880s. Slippers with comparatively high backs were a trend from the 1870s, and it seems that the feature of the peaked or raised quarter may have led naturally to the ankle-tie style. Although novel and fashionable at the time, the style does not appear to have been very widely worn."
LOT 595 EMILE PINGAT SILK CARRIAGE COAT with LACE and BEADWORK, 1890s - whitakerauction
EMILE PINGAT SILK CARRIAGE COAT with LACE and BEADWORK, 1890s Black faille with satin collar, lapel and gigot sleeve decorated in ecru lace applique, steel beads and bronze sequins, black lace capelet, back of coat having sequinned vertical bands with beaded fringe and ball tassels, tasseled hem. Label "Emile Pingat/ 30. Rue Louis le Grande. 30./ Paris". B-36, W-30, L-36. Whitaker Auctions.