Ephemeral Elegance

Costume and Fashion History

Seaside Dress, ca. 1902

via Augusta Auctions

18th Century Inspired Evening Gown, ca. 1902

Jean-Philippe Worth

via MFA

Cotton Morning Dress, ca. 1902

via The Met

Dot Patterned Afternoon Dress, ca. 1905

Terhune

via The Met

Cut Lace Dress, ca. 1902

Terrill, Omaha, Nebraska

via The Met

Cotton Lace Afternoon Dress, 1901

via The Met

Floral Chiffon Dress, ca. 1902-03

via The Met

Mourning Dress, ca. 1902-03

Jennings & Co, New York

via The Met

Lace Paneled Gown, ca. 1902-03

via The Met

Long Pile Wool Dress, ca. 1902–04

Bon Marché

via The Met

Paneled Evening Dress, ca. 1902-04

via The Met

Bead Trimmed Dinner Dress, ca. 1900-01

Gerald Lyon, N.Y.

via The Met

Lace Appliquéd Tea Gown, ca. 1900

Maison Agnes

via The Met

Metallic Lace Accented Evening Dress, ca. 1908-10

via The Met