Tea gown (image 4 - detail) | Callot Soeurs | French | late 1920s | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.66.58.3

Tea gown (image 4 - detail) | Callot Soeurs | French | late 1920s | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.66.58.3

callot soeurs couture | Couture/Designer Clothes / 1908. Callot Soeurs

Pret-a-papier: The incredible period gowns recreated with paper, glue, paint - and not a stitch of fabric

Ruched silk and cotton tea gown with pin tucks and lace trim, by Callot Soeurs, French, 1906-08.

Ruched silk and cotton tea gown with pin tucks and lace trim, by Callot Soeurs, French, 1906-08.

Evening dress Callot Soeurs  (French, active 1895–1937)  Designer: Madame Marie Gerber (French) Date: 1914 Culture: French Medium: Silk, metallic. Back

Evening dress Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Designer: Madame Marie Gerber (French) Date: 1914 Culture: French Medium: Silk, metallic. Back

~evening dress Callot Soeurs Paris-Winter 1916-1917. This shape fortells the flapper dress to come. Interesting as it is a truly demonstrates style in transition~

~evening dress Callot Soeurs Paris-Winter 1916-1917. This shape fortells the flapper dress to come. Interesting as it is a truly demonstrates style in transition~

Evening dress Design House: Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: fall/winter 1920–21 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread Dimensions: Length: 48 in. (121.9 cm) Credit Line: Gift of David Toser, 1977

Evening dress Design House: Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: fall/winter 1920–21 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread Dimensions: Length: 48 in. (121.9 cm) Credit Line: Gift of David Toser, 1977

"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.

"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

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

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