Marjorie Merriweather Post's evening dress and purse, made by Mme. Frances, Inc., New York, 1924-27, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Other accessories include a matching slip, cape and fan. Silk velvet, rhinestones.
Evening dress, attributed to Callot Soeurs, 1929, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Worn by Marjorie Merriweather Post for her presentation at the Court of St. James's. The tubular dress is sleeveless with dropped waistline and slightly flared at bottom. The garment is heavily beaded on the side seams and waist, both back and front, with rhinestones and clear bugle beads in a floral motif. Train attaches to dress with metal bars at dress shoulder. CLICK THROUGH FOR BIGGER IMAGES.
Summer dress, ca. 1905-10. Cotton with tulle, blue braidwork, crochet and lace on batiste sleeves. Bodice with mono bosom, high boned collar, and 3/4 sleeves. Closes with hooks & eyes in back. Trumpet-shaped skirt. Blue braidwork net piece. Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota