Vintage Fashion 1900-1949
LOT 355 TWO LACE PARASOLS, c. 1905 - whitakerauction
TWO LACE PARASOLS, c. 1905 One cream machine-embroidered net over cream taffeta, trimmed with pink and blue petals at tip and border, painted wood handle with white ceramic terminus painted with polychrome flowers, D-33, L-36. (Some losses to petals, ceramic cracked) good. One black chiffon decorated with black soutache and black taffeta ruffles having ruffled chiffon border, black lacquered wood handle, D-36, L-37
Evening dress, by Widoff, New York, 1911-13, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. High waisted Edwardian party gown with a narrow sheath underskirt of plain silk charmeuse and a multilayered overskirt of silk lawn. The short, full lace sleeves cover a white lawn undersleeve edged with miniature pearls and ending in pearl tassels. A pale turquoise satin waist sash backed with bright pink satin closes on the left side with a decorative oval medallion of the pink ribbon flowers.