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Cream net over pink satin over cream chiffon and satin, having short sleeve, boatneck and high waist, embroidered in ivory silk floss in a pattern of scrolls and pale green flowerheads decorated with black and crystal beads, trained skirt, the chiffon layer edged in brown fur. Label "Doucet 23 Rue de la Paix, Paris", B-36, W-28, L 55-68. Larson inventory states "Worn by the wife of General Butterfield", no other provenance found, but there were a number of Butterfield notations in the inventory, most are no longer in the collection. (Fragile, tears in tulle, mostly on the bodice, sleeves very torn, some bead losses, silk ruffles inside bust are shattering) fair.

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DOUCET EVENING GOWN, attributed to JULIA BUTTERFIELD,

Estimate $400 - $600Apr 28, 2018