c.1914 Pink Silk & Gold Lace Evening Dress, Bust-34
Stunning evening dress from c.1914 in pink silk and gold lace. The gown is asymmetrical in construction. The ivory silk chemise is covered in gold netting with a gold ribbon shoulder strap, set in sleeves and gold bullion fringe. A pink silk drape falls over the right shoulder and drapes across the body to the left side waistline. Silk flowers adorn the edge of the drape. The skirt falls in pleats and drapes around the legs. The sides drape low showing the gold net underskirt. The draped side are faced in gold bullion ribbon. The dress has no boning.
Condition: There are minor repairs under the arms on the netting. There are underarm stains on the pink silk. There are several pin dot marks on the skirt with a large brown stain on the front, right side of the skirt as seen in the photos.