Pret-a-papier: The incredible period gowns recreated with paper, glue, paint - and not a stitch of fabric. An century dress made by artist Isabelle de Borchagrave is part of an exhibition in which all the gowns are made entirely from paper MARIE INSPIRED
Detail front closure, robe à la francaise, France, ca. "Mexicaine" silk taffeta with yellow stripes on cream ground alternating with stripes with small bouquets on light blue and cream ground, linen lining. Sleeve ruffles with pink trimmings.