c. 1910 Black Cotton Velvet and Silk Chantilly Lace Edwardian Gown. With slightly raised waist emphasized with wide band, short net sleeves, square neckline, A-line skirt with small train, the bodice sides and part of the skirt overlaid with fine black lace, the center bodice, waist and lower part of skirt further decorated with floral embroidered tulle worked in gold metallic, black and white silks and beads, the lower edge of skirt band trimmed with black fur.
I was born in the wrong era. Evening gown ca. Blue silk satin with black silk chiffon and black satin overlay, trimmed with black passementerie and metallic gold & ecru lace. Antique Dress via The Wayback Machine
1913 VELVET BELLE EPOCH GOWN with JEWELED BODICE. Purple panne silk, silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh, high-jeweled midriff band with butterfly, hobble skirt layered over short train.