Renfrew Wood, New York, Gray silk chiffon over ivory China silk trimmed w/hand-painted metal shells made to look like freshwater pearls. Upper bodice & sleeves are ivory lace over cream silk. Stand collar down through throat is
Two-piece walking dress ca. Bodice has very elaborate collar including stitched applications, also on whole bodice. Three ornamental steel pearl buttons on bodice front. Small band applications over entire dress. Four decorative pleats on front of s
Two dresses from the Edwardian era: an intricately decorated Indian ball gown with colored silk and metal thread embroidery and a gray faille and lace gown with bow detail at the back. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.