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Embroidered pale yellow silk evening dress with rhinestone decoration (front), by Mme. Besancon de Wagner for House of Drécoll, French, 1910.

Evening dress from the House of Drecoll Drecoll was a major Parisian house during the early century. This dress reflects the designer's interest in historicism; the empire style and embroidery evoke the neoclassical fashions of the Napoleonic era.

Evening Dress: ca. 1905-1909, silk satin. “This dress epitomises the elegant feminine fashions of the well-to-do in the Edwardian period, particularly in its use of soft flowing pale silk, extensive use of lace and net, and in the ornate decoration of the bodice.”

Evening Dress: ca. & dress epitomises the elegant feminine fashions of the well-to-do in the Edwardian period, particularly in its use of soft flowing pale silk, extensive use of lace and net, and in the ornate decoration of the bodice.

Pierrot Jacket and petticoat. Based on ca.1790 ensemble in the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute.Paper dress created in 1997. by Isabelle de Borchgrave

Pierrot jacket and petticoat. Based on ensemble in the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute. Paper dress created in 1997 by Isabelle de Borchgrave.

1730-50 Hungarian skirts and shoulder corset with white batiste sleeves

1750 Hungary and France skirt and bodice of silk yarn, silk fabric, pillow (bobbin) lace and brocaded. Museum of Applied Arts

Evening Dress 1905-07 The dress also incorporates signature decorative techniques such as velvet piping outlining peach satin ribbon at neckline and waist and the contrasting tones and reflections of silver, satin and velvet

Evening dress House of Paquin (French, Designer: Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, silver, rhinestones Dimensions: Length at CB: 72 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at

1910'S vintage evening gown from JAMES CAMERON'S TITANIC. Butter yellow silk satin with black marquisette overdress. Yellow, blue and black silk embroidery. An authentic period gown that has been painstakingly restored./ RP Vintage

1910 vintage evening gown from JAMES CAMERON'S TITANIC. Butter yellow silk satin with black marquisette overdress. Yellow, blue and black silk embroidery. An authentic period gown that has been painstakingly restored.

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