Summer toilet of striped Eolienne, 1906.

Summer toilet, Corsage, Sans-Ventre-Corset, Belle Époque, Fin de siècle,
Costume of striped Eolienne 1906

Summer toilet of striped Eolienne, 1906.

Corsage with wide collar section, further continuing and extending into sharp cut ends. Big reverse hides the end. Arrangement is framed by ruffles and studded with entredeux and Entredeuxpatten. Fuselage curled under neckline, full bloused springing up. Half-length sleeves with embroidery tulip with folded down top showing dual aperture and frilly garnish and it entredeux patch, interrupted by small flaps.

Eolienne is the name of rips like substance from half silk, which is used for more than a hundred years. For the warp silk was used originally. Meanwhile, the silk was replaced by viscose fibers. Similar materials are Veloutine and Burat.

(German Original Text)

Sommertoilette aus gestreiftem Eolienne.
Korsage mit breiter Kragenpartie, sich weiter fortsetzend und in spitz zugeschnittenen Enden verlaufend. Grosses Revers verdeckt den Schluss. Arrangement ist von Rüschchen eingefasst und mit Entredeux und Entredeuxpatten besetzt. Rumpf unter Halspartie eingekraust, vollblusig aufspringend. Halblanger Ärmel mit Stickereistulpe mit umgelegter Spitze zeigt zweifache Blenden- und Rüschchengarnitur und darüber Entredeuxbesatz, durch kleine Patten unterbrochen.

Source: Le costume moderne. Journal illustré de modes. Specialist journal for the entire women’s costume compartment. Published by C. Heinemann, Berlin 1906.

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