Edith Roosevelt’s 1905 Inaugural Gown - A robin’s-egg blue silk gown with a design of plumes and birds woven in gold thread. The pattern for the fabric was destroyed so that the first lady’s dress could not be copied.
First Lady Edith Roosevelt allowed her exquisite personal style to take center stage. The First Lady was known in international fashion circles for her love of couture, as Mrs. Roosevelt was frequently draped in one-of-a-kind dresses by Monsieur Worth.
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