"Delphos" Gown with Murano Glass Beadwork, c. 1910, Venice, Italy- The Delphos gown was a finely pleated silk dress first created in about 1907 by Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871–1949) and made until about 1950. It was inspired by, and named after, a classical Greek statue, the Charioteer of Delphi.
Oyster satin cocktail gown, Callot Soeurs, ca. 1928. Slip with opalescent seaweed-like fronded hem, with a photograph of the original owner when presented at court in this gown. Also, a gold brocaded opera cape, with ostrich collar woven stripes to shape, and a pair of satin shoes. Kerry Taylor Auctions/LiveAuctioneers