Evening Coats Paris 1917. Modèls de Élégances Parisiennes

Evening Coats, Fin de siècle, fashion, costumes
EVENING COATS 1920’s

Evening Coats, Paris 1917. Modèls de Élégances Parisiennes

Source: Modèls de Élégances Parisiennes. MANTEAUX DU SOIR 1917. Broderies de Schiller.

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Note:  Evening dress of White Worth Satin. Paris Spring Season 1913.

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