Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet

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Les Soeurs de Lait. Foster sisters – Afternoon dress by Dœuillet

Les Soeurs de Lait – Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet

Cette robe d’après-midi de Dœuillet est en serge bleu marine, avec une tunique plisée. Le petit gilet est en satin blanc et la ceinture en pékiné écossais.

Foster sisters – Afternoon dress by Dœuillet

This afternoon dress of Georges Dœuillet is in navy blue serge, with a pleated tunic. The small vest is in white satin and the belt in Scottish fekiné.

Illustration by André-Edouard Marty (1882 – 1974). Georges Camille Dœuillet, born on 16 July 1865 – 1943, was a French couturier who opened a haute couture house in Paris in 1900.

Source: La Gazette du Bon Ton, N°2. Année Février 1914 – Pl. 17

Note:  The wax figures mannequins of Karl Schenker.

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