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I absolutely LOVE the color and the design of this fabric! I also love how simple the skirt is. I would maybe make the sleeves a bit shorter and add lace and embellishments on them. I would add ivory lace around the top of the collar as well.

Worth & Bobergh gown detail Worth & Bobergh Evening gown, 1861 Silk satin, silk ribbon, handmade "Point de Gaze" lace This gown is one of more than 60 couture pieces featured in the exhibition Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum.

A ladies fancy | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Taken at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Australia as part of an display on Sept Sovereign Hill portrays Australia's gold rush days beginning in