Ball gown

Unknownca. 1906

Wien Museum

Wien Museum

Black silk tulle cocktail dress with black gelatine (?) teardrops and tinsel machine-embroidered.

Sub number 1: Waist, caré-shaped deep cut décolleté with cape-style section; slit in upper arm, tightly waisted, worked on silk bodice, in front section over the bust cross-laced pale pink grosgrain ribbons with jet button decor; pleated, pointed waist yoke of black silk satin, rear centre, hook-and-eye fastening, lining, black satin silk, natural white muslin, waistband, reinforced with whalebone.

Sub number 2: Flared skirt with high volant ruffle finish at hem, black silk sation petticoat, plissé ruffle at hem, in-seam pocket at knee-height, back section with train inset, hook-and-eye fastening and rear centre.

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  • Title: Ball gown
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1906
  • Physical Dimensions: Waist: Front length: 59 cm, Back length: 44 cm, Waist circumference: 76.5 cm, Sleeve length: 30 cm Skirt: Front length: 109 cm, Back length: 141 cm, Waistband: 78 cm
  • Type: Ladies attire (Fashion Collection)
  • Photographer: Christin Losta