Edwardian linen 'walking' (promenade) suit - This is the walking linen suit I mention above that reminded me of the 2013 Valentino couture before this photo. Could they be exchanged in each other's year?
Edwardian tea gown w/butterfly lace insets. This dress was worn to "Afternoon Tea" what we, in the States, mistakenly call "High Tea". "High Tea" was and still is the middle-class evening meal, (also called "Supper") in the UK.
Two beautiful white linen Summer Dresses, Augusta Auctions, Nov 2013 NYC
Day dress, ca. Heavy cream-colored linen blend with embroidery, lace, and linen-covered wooden button trim. White net insert with small flowers at neck. Wide skirt, slightly longer in back. Lined bodice. Hook & eye closure in back.
Evening Dress: ca. & dress epitomises the elegant feminine fashions of the well-to-do in the Edwardian period, particularly in its use of soft flowing pale silk, extensive use of lace and net, and in the ornate decoration of the bodice.
Worth evening gown, Paris, c. 1912 (side) I love Worth gowns so much!
Embroidered handkerchief linen dress, ca. Embroidery on bodice overlaps lace insertion in some places. High collar with stays on both sides. Large puffy sleeves above embroidered, ruffled cuff. Waistline comprises a series of diamond-shaped panel