Perfect to wear to Downton Abbey. What a wonderful shade of blue! Deep turquoise/teal silk crepe covered in shiny glass beads. Beaded tassel hem with pointed edge. No side or back closure - slips over head.
Evening gown ca. Silk with silver thread, machine lace, glass beads, and tulle. Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design. This is Edwardian but its also a great upcycle idea for multilayered Lagenlook style.
Beautiful peach silk Georgette dress with matching over blouse. The sleeveless dress is drop-waisted and has a deep scoop neckline is front bordered with lace. The lace is ivory with the pattern outlined in brown embroidery floss.
Evening dress with tiered chiffon skirt, American, ca. Made for movement & dancing. Three layers of silk chiffon cut with handkerchief hem, with many points hanging down from substantial width of beading. Above this floating base, bodice hangs smooth
Dress and coat, Molyneux, ca. Silk velvet with matching applied raised flower heads from some fabric amongst beaded foliage worked in diamante, bugle beads & faux pearls. Sleeveless dress decorated at dropped waist, with asymmetric hem.