~ black silk velvet with cut-out decorations in Liberty style, garnished with chenille drawstring on the triangular neckline ~ Italian manufacture (Naples or Palermo) ~ Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti.
I was born in the wrong era. Evening gown ca. Blue silk satin with black silk chiffon and black satin overlay, trimmed with black passementerie and metallic gold & ecru lace. Antique Dress via The Wayback Machine
"Robe à transformation," circa a dress that can be transformed according to the bodice used; these three different models can compose day dress or evening dress. Cotton organdy and silk taffeta and ribbon. Via Les Arts Décoratifs.