1910 Tea gown: apricot silk charmeuse and apricot silk chiffon. Collar is white silk chiffon. Lined in apricot batiste. Crossover front bodice snaps in layers underneath. Charmeuse and chiffon rose on side. Bodice has charmeuse halfway up. Chiffon sleeves with chiffon ruffles and charmeuse banding. Skirt is tiered ruffled chiffon on sides with silk charmeuse front and back. Photo is of Isabel Warren wearing a similar dress in 1915. Via Maire McLeod, Ruby Lane.
Day dress, ca. 1910. Black silk (cross between jersey and crepe), slightly elevated waistline. Tunic-style bodice with black embroidered net lace above bust and on lower sleeves. Wide cummerbund at waist that narrows & hooks in back. Two-layer skirt, with underlayer being Princess-cut with 2 deep flounces under it at bottom of lining. Ruby Lane Vintage