Vintage high fashion Delphos gown: introduced by Mariano Fortuny, gown influenced by ancient Greek styled dress. Has pleating that could be removed and repleated. Usually dark shades influenced by oriental and Renaissance design.
lovely silk velvet and satin evening dress by Elizabeth Hawes, fall/winter Dimensions: Length at CB: 67 in. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the estate of Eli