Yesterday Debbie (Vintage Dancer) and I attended a delightful show-n-tell of 1920s and 30s clothing. The select pieces the presenter brought were goooorgeous. Here are some detail photos of a handful of the amazing textiles from which these gowns were made.
|The clothes rack was hung with goodness and care|
|An incredible puce-and-chartreuse Lamé, woven with metal threads – late 1920s|
|Hand-sewn printed chiffon with delicate curved seams and hand-rolled fringey-hems, 1920s|
|A late 1930s sheath dress with a striped bodice, woven with gold, silver, and copper metal threads.|