chiffon floral

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WORTH BEADED LOTUS GOWN, EARLY 20th C.

Pink and cream silk chiffon layered over silver lamé, metallic lace hem studded with sequins, short sleeve bodice decorated with crossed stylized flowers in white, crystal and ombreéd pink beads, metallic lace insert under tulle, sleeves having cutouts edged in paste jewels, off-center beaded band with ombreéd tassel and three lotus flowers, chiffon underskirt edged in crystal beads, corset interior

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EANNE HALLEE PRINTED CHIFFON GOWN, c. 1908

Blue and white striped silk printed with small roses having sheer bodice top and lower sleeve with applied chiffon bands, bell-shaped front and cuff buttons, overskirt having blue hem border with applied bands, pink satin sash, full overskirt cut on a curved angle to reveal cream lining