mid 1860s 2-piece caramel faille, rose pink ribbon & bobbin lace trim, B 36", W 28", (scattered brown pea size stains on skirt back, 1 larger in front) very good.
American Ball Gown 1861-62
Evening Dress - Mme. Olympe, 1865 : Olympe Boisse was a French-born New Orleans dressmaker who regularly traveled to Paris to keep abreast of trend-setting French fashions of the time, such as those by Charles Frederick Worth and Emile Pingat. Mme. Olympe, as she was professionally known, initially was an importer of French goods but in time designed and sold her own garments. Her claim to fame is that, considering the date of this dress, she was one of the first, if not the first, American…
Evening dress, silk faille trimmed with silk net and self fabric, date given as 1860s (probably late 1860s or early 1870s), attrib. American. Kent State University Museum accession no. 1983.001.0145 ab
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Dress: ca. 1865, French, silk, wool. Marking: [label] "Mme. Marguerite Robes, 6 rue de Miromenil, Paris"
Silk ensemble with dots, 1887-89. Via the Authentics Collection of the Tirelli Trappetti Foundation