01 mars 2016

Lucile, Evening Dress, Autumn 1916, America

Lucile (Lucy Christina Wallace), Evening Dress, Autumn 1916, America. Off-white silk chiffon, tulle and lace; light blue silk taffeta and satin; one piece dress; floral decoration at breast. Label "Lucile Ltd 37&39 WEST 57 TH ST. NEW YORK".  AC1900 79-1-52 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama Dress characterized by pale coloring and delicate decoration. The skirt section is three-layered, with the front opening of the overskirt giving glimpses of a large number of decorations in tulle... [Lire la suite]