Tuesday, May 15, 2012
LADY'S EMBROIDERED SILK HIGH BACK SHOES with LACES, 1880's. Taupe faille with Louis heel and rounded square toe having pastel silk floral embroidery on toe, heel and counter with blue and pink silk bows, eight metal grommets, blue silk lining
PRINTED SILK HIGH NECK GOWN, c. 1902. 2-piece with blue and white abstract printed and tucked silk panels with bands of scrolling floral cream lace, boned long sleeve bodice with ruffle at elbow, slightly trained skirt, lined in cream silk with hem ruffle
http://www.whitakerauction.com PRINTED COTTON POLONAISE DRESS, 1880's. Cream with repeat of brown grape clusters, unboned pannier bodice with pleated ruffle to yoke and cuff, brown trim bands, back buttons, lace hem trim, under skirt with double row of hem pleats.
UNUSUAL EMBROIDERED LINEN BUSTLE DRESS, 1870's. 3-piece tan linen with lavish tambour decoration in brown and white wool, trimmed with pleated ruffles having brown and white border, jacket with faux self buttons and two ruffled patch pockets on back, embroidered outer skirt, under skirt with wide pleated ruffle
LADY'S PRINTED WOOL ROBE with TAFFETA TRIM, 1850's. Mushroom wool with floral swags and flowering branches in red, pink, green, blue and white, having collared sleeve, cuff, yoke and front panel in plaid taffeta, red silk frogs to hem, back set-in waist with back drawstring, polished cotton lining