Glorious vintage&antique rosy pink silk dress with classic shape, silver floral beading at the shoulder, silver beading around the waist at both front and back, airy chiffon skirt with repeated beading. A treasure to be sure.
Circa 1920 Beaded Chiffon Dinner Dress: Two piece grey silk having sleeveless tunic and under dress decorated with a pastel floral on a lattice of black iridill beads, two-tiered under dress all with scalloped hem bands. Via Whitaker Auction.
Evening dress Blue silk chiffon with woven silver Lamé floral motifs. Cut with a low neckline which would have been worn over a lace trimmed slip. The dress has a small train that has snaps on its ends to tuck it up inside when not wanted.
1925 Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 38 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Howard B.