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Silk faille dress, 1870s, Mme. Gabrielle Sky blue silk faille dress, 1870s, designed and labeled by Mme. Gabrielle / Robes & Confections / 205 Rue St. Honoré in Paris.

Sky blue silk faille dress, designed and labeled by Mme. Honoré in Paris. From the collections of the Charleston Museum

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The sky-blue silk dress Nell wears to Mrs. Gabrielle Sky blue silk faille dress, designed and labeled by Mme. Honoré in Paris.

Evening or dinner dress, Mme. Gabrielle, Paris, ca. early 1870s. Mme. Gabrielle, while not as well-known now, was as respected in her day as Charles Worth and other top Parisian designers. Charleston Museum Tumblr

Evening or dinner dress, Mme. Gabrielle, while not as well-known now, was as respected in her day as Charles Worth and other top Parisian designers.

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Evening dress 1898 of American origin. Ivory satin gown sweeps back into a short semi-circular train. Skirt is overlaid with finely embroidered & beaded black lace. In addition, a black lace & ivory satin bolero jacket sets off this piece ~ long sleeves.

Rose silk faille dress, 1870s. Labeled Mme Gabrielle / Robes & Confections / 205 Rue St. Honoré, this elegant creation was designed by one of the premier couturiers of the 1860s and 1870s. The floral embroidery ornaments the bodice and the skirt, with its bustle and train. It was worn by Gertrude Ellen Dupuy who married Henry Shelton Sanford in 1864, both of wealthy American families. Gertrude was born in Philadelphia; they married in Paris and then lived in Brussels for a time.

Dress, Mme Gabrielle: ca. silk faille dress "It was worn by Gertrude Ellen Dupuy who married Henry Shelton Sanford in both of wealthy American families. Gertrude was born in Philadelphia; they married in Paris and then lived in Brussels for a time.

Silk ensemble (two bodices by different makers), 1879, French. Label "Leroyer & Ducas/27 Boul. Haussmann, Paris". Back view.

Ensemble Date: 1879 Culture: French Medium: silk, glass beads Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 22 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 51 in. cm) (c) Length at CB: 23 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr.

Reception or dinner dress, Charles Frederick Worth, circa 1883. Silk damask, satin, and plain weave (taffeta), trimmed with glass beads and metallic yarn gimp, with silk fringe and machine-made lace.

Reception or dinner dress ~ Charles Frederick Worth ~ ~ Silk damask, satin, and plain weave (taffeta), trimmed with glass beads and metallic yarn gimp, with silk fringe and machine-made lace.

A House of Worth (Edwardian) gown of silk with silver and gold thread and bullion work.

Fripperies and Fobs - House of Worth - Paris - Courtesy Fashion Museum, Bath and North East Somerset Council

Sky blue silk faille dress, 1870s, designed and labeled by Mme. Gabrielle / Robes & Confections / 205 Rue St. Honoré in Paris.   From the collections of the Charleston Museum

I love the detail and colour Silk faille dress, Mme. Gabrielle Sky blue silk faille dress, designed and labeled by Mme. Honoré in Paris.

AMAZING!!!!!

1857 Back - Two-piece dress (bodice and skirt) in taffeta blue. ____ The bodice is closed in front by 7 by 4 hooks and stiff short battens (one front, one rear and two sides). Waist bodice of about 62 cm.

Tea Gown Liberty & Co., 1885. The Artistic dress had its roots in mid-Victorian England, where Pre-Raphaelite artists, with their love of things medieval, and disdain of industrialized society, revived a version of the loose fitting, relatively plain gowns of that time. Its successor, Aesthetic dress, drew from the same design, but not philosophical.

Circa 1885 silk Tea gown, by Liberty of London. Tea gown, 1886 -- [the Victorian woman's idea of designer sweats].

Detail, Wedding gown by Worth, 1880s.  "He was an artiste who was doing well.  He told me to pick out a nice dress for our wedding, and I chose a beautiful one in a shop window.  Days later he left me, and I spent five years paying off that dress.  I never saw him again."

An Charles Frederick Worth wedding gown worn around I loved the dramatic elaborate style to this dress and I also liked the soft baby pink colour of the garment. The ruffles of the dress give the dress more depth and texture.

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