Two types of fly fringe (braid) adorn this sack-back gown of about 1770, one as a trim, the other as a tassel. The gown is made of ivory silk figured with stripes and floral stripes and brocaded with floral sprays in yellow, blue, green and shades of pink. The degree to which the colours of the fringes complement each other and the gown suggests that they may have been made to match. V
A striped chine taffeta robe à la Française, 1770s. the silk woven in shades of green pink and ivory, the open robe with closed front bodice, linen linings, double engageants, pinked furbelows to the skirt edging, with matching petticoat
Flat bottom, probably late 1950's to 1960's. Horizontal stripes in wonderful bold but muted colors. Not sure of the material, it is not slinky, but it could be raw silk or a cotton blend. Imported Hand Loomed India Silk TUCKER TIE. | eBay!
Flat bottom, probably late 1950's to 1960's. Horizontal stripes in wonderful colors, blue, olive green, and seafoam with black Fleur-de-Lis that look printed on just for the front part, probably silk,screen. | eBay!