gray faille silk high-neck gown, boned bodice with pleated black chiffon with sequins and crystal beads. Sleeves have two puffs, front and back. Undecorated silk skirt lined in polished cotton with velvet hem band.
Full view of SilkDamask: L& Bleu?A Gown of Midnight Blue Velvet. Designed to impress by deception, the walking gown reveals as much about society as it does about fashion. (Irma Bowen Textile Collection at the University of New Hampshire.
Woman's Dress (Bodice With Attached Overskirt, Dickey And Skirt) Made Of Silk Warp-Faced Plain n Weave, Silk Satin With Brocading And Ostrich Feathers - Designed By John Redfern & Sons (Paris, - France - Philadelphia Museum of Art