Edwardian Era fashion
Spring 2009 - whitakerauction
FRENCH BELLE EPOCH TRAINED and CRYSTAL BEAD ENCRUSTED GOWN Tangerine silk satin, weighted fish tail hem, attached two layer short sleeved overdress of white net with crystal and mother of pearl beads, outer sleeves with beaded tassel and ring drops, matching drops at end of chiffon panel set in cutaway skirt front, shorter net layer fringed.
A Great Image
TRAINED VELVET BELLE EPOCH GOWN with JEWELED BODICE 1913. Lush royal purple panne silk having short sleeve silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh, high jeweled midriff band with center clear and magenta paste butterfly, hobble skirt layered over short train.