ca. 1887 Robe de jour of silk satin with velvet appliqué by Maison Soinard

Photo by Dominique Maître. From s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/f5/4c/fb/f54cfbecf2c629ceb12fb69769ca4e01; filled in shadows and increased exposure. Also posted to the comtesse de Greffulhe’s Subalbum here.

ca. 1887 Robe de jour of silk satin with velvet appliqué by Maison Soinard Photo by Dominique Maître From s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com:564x:f5:4c:fb:f54cfbecf2c629ceb12fb69769ca4e01 shadows inc. exp

This dress uses a diagonally draped over-skirt of plain satin and an appliquéd two-tiered under-skirt for visual interest.

Keywords:  1887, Maison Soinard, Maître, Marie Anatole Louise Élisabeth de Riquet de Caraman-Chimay, comtesse Greffulhe, de Riquet de Caraman-Chimay family, Greffulhe family, Countess, French, fitted bodice, high enclosing neckline, long close sleeves, cuffs, buttons, vee waistline, over-skirt, maxi-length appliquéd under-skirt, flounces, ruched passementerie

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