6.28.1919 - The peace Treaty of Versailles was signed at the end of WWI, ending the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The other Central Powers on the German side of WWI were dealt with in separate treaties. The armistice signed on 11.11.1918, ended the actual fighting, but it took six months of negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference to conclude the peace treaty.
Wedding dress ca. 1909. One piece with high collar and trim of Irish lace (with crocheted flowers) and crocheted balls. Chest and sleeves of fishnet lace. Ivory satin sash with long black streamers. Skirt trimmed with bows of ivory satin ribbon, bands of Irish lace, and crocheted balls. Long back sweep. Back hook & eye closure. Antique Gown