Lot: 19TH CENTURY ARAPAHO POSSIBLE BAG W BEADED DECORATION, Lot Number: 0061, Starting Bid: $600, Auctioneer: Dirk Soulis Auctions, Auction: Native American Auction 19th & 20th Centuries, Date: November 10th, 2013 CST
The Mystery of the Gray Striped Dresses: at top, a dress owned by Rosamund (Mrs. Edward) Hussey of Kent, England, maker unknown. Next to it is a painting by the American society portraitist JJ Shannon of Mrs. Hussey wearing the dress, shortly after her marriage in 1900. Below that, a photo of the painting being made! (Courtesy UK National Trust.) Bottom, two similar dresses by Jeanne Paquin. Left, 1912 (owned by the Met) and right, 1910 (sold by Auctions Eve). Both silk.