Evening dress, Worth, circa 1880s. Two-piece sapphire blue silk satin. Boned bodice covered in black tulle studded with beads and sequins. Short puffed sleeves, ruched and pleated waistband. Skirt has studded front insert flanked by beaded border with Van Dyke points. Matching decoration at tulle hem band. Taffeta underskirt with pleated net and lace hem ruffle. Via Whitaker Auctions.
Tulle dress with silvery embroidery and a sky blue silk cloak, France 1830-1840. It belonged to Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon I, Empress of the French from 1810 to 1814 and later Duchess of Parma.
Style Loretta Loretta has a body exuding bodice, with an extravagant tulle skirt and train is detachable. The dress is a combination of blush and ivory. The bodice of the dress is made of crochet ivory lace, decorated with an embroidered antique lace. The gown is embellished with pearls and crystals. The back is low and has a sheer illusion tulle for support.