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La Soirée by Jean Béraud, ca 1880 France, Musée Carnavalet

La Soirée by Jean Béraud, ca 1880 France, Musée Carnavalet

Mrs William Howard Taft (Helen “Nellie” Herron Taft), ca mid-1900’s US
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Mrs William Howard Taft (Helen “Nellie” Herron Taft), ca mid-1900’s US

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Evening dress, date missing (ca 1950’s?) - Bust is 81-86cm/32-34in, about a size 4-8 UK/0-4 US.
(Below) Ballgown, ca 1940 - Bust is 81cm/32in, about a size 4 UK/0 US.
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Evening dress, date missing (ca 1950’s?) - Bust is 81-86cm/32-34in, about a size 4-8 UK/0-4 US.

(Below) Ballgown, ca 1940 - Bust is 81cm/32in, about a size 4 UK/0 US.

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Ballgowns by Harald, 1950’s London - Busts are 97cm/38in, waists are 72cm/28in, about a size 16 UK/12 US.
The lot includes an altered 1930’s dress.
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Ballgowns by Harald, 1950’s London - Busts are 97cm/38in, waists are 72cm/28in, about a size 16 UK/12 US.

The lot includes an altered 1930’s dress.

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Ballgown by Harald, 1955-58 London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 66cm/26in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US with a small waist.
(Below) Ballgown by Harald, 1950’s London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 71cm/28in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US.
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Ballgown by Harald, 1955-58 London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 66cm/26in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US with a small waist.

(Below) Ballgown by Harald, 1950’s London - Bust is 91-97cm/36-38in, waist is 71cm/28in, about a size 12-16 UK/8-12 US.

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Ballgowns by Digby Morton, 1950-55
(Measurements are given en masse) Busts are 86cm/34in, waists are 56-61cm/22-24in, about a size 8 UK/4 US with a very small waist.
The lot includes an evening coat and day suit, also by Digby Morton.
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Ballgowns by Digby Morton, 1950-55

(Measurements are given en masse) Busts are 86cm/34in, waists are 56-61cm/22-24in, about a size 8 UK/4 US with a very small waist.

The lot includes an evening coat and day suit, also by Digby Morton.

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Ballgowns, 1950’s
The lot is the contents of an attic trunk, including four 1930s velvet and satin evening gowns, peasant-style embroidered blouses, two 1950s ballgowns, assorted gloves, petticoats, etc.
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Ballgowns, 1950’s

The lot is the contents of an attic trunk, including four 1930s velvet and satin evening gowns, peasant-style embroidered blouses, two 1950s ballgowns, assorted gloves, petticoats, etc.

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Scene from Paul Pry by George Clint, ca 1827 UK, the Victoria & Albert Museum

Scene from Paul Pry by George Clint, ca 1827 UK, the Victoria & Albert Museum

March ballgown, 1875 France, L’Élégance Parisienne

March ballgown, 1875 France, L’Élégance Parisienne

February ballgowns, 1878 France, Journal des Demoiselles et Petit Courrier des Dames Réunis

February ballgowns, 1878 France, Journal des Demoiselles et Petit Courrier des Dames Réunis

February ballgowns, 1877 France, Journal des Demoiselles et Petit Courrier des Dames Réunis

February ballgowns, 1877 France, Journal des Demoiselles et Petit Courrier des Dames Réunis

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