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Evening gown, Withey (or Witey), Detroit, 1914. Pearl gray silk brocade in an orchid pattern. Trimmed with metallic embroidered silk net and has an 18th century pannier effect on the hip. Detroit Historical Museum

Evening gown, Withey (or Witey), Detroit, Pearl gray silk brocade in an orchid pattern. Trimmed with metallic embroidered silk net and has an century pannier effect on the hip. Detroit Historical Museum by dominique

From the Stickley Museum's fascinating blog, this scene is "Visiting & Receiving." Left: plum ribbed silk faille with chemical lace detailing, ca. 1911. Center: pale yellow ribbed silk with china silk front, ca. 1911. Right: dark lilac printed silk decorated with chain stitch embroidery, ca. 1911. See http://www.stickleymuseum.org/blog/ for lots of other interesting info.

From the Stickley Museum's fascinating blog, this scene is "Visiting & Receiving." Left: plum ribbed silk faille with chemical lace detailing, ca. 1911. Center: pale yellow ribbed silk with china silk front, ca. 1911. Right: dark lilac printed silk decorated with chain stitch embroidery, ca. 1911. See http://www.stickleymuseum.org/blog/ for lots of other interesting info.