From the seller:
A stunning 1912 Edwardian black satin and lace evening dress that was worn by Mrs. Davison. Her name is hand written on the inside waistband. The label reads L. P. Hollander New York, which was a high-end fashion store at the turn of the century. The dress is designed with an over lay of spider lace. The spider lace has Battenberg lace appliqués. The waist is decorated with black and green beading. The waist has a black beaded rope belt that is trimmed with tassels. The bodice is lined with net lace and chiffon. The skirt is unlined. The dress has a shoulder and back closure. The dress is in very good condition. There are some breaks in the bodice lining and a couple of minor breaks in the spider lace. Bust 34 Waist 28 Hips 40 Skirt length 35.
|1917 Fashion Plate|
The tunic sheath dress style became popular in 1917 and continued into the 1920.