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Sale: Sotheby's London, 5/20/86, Lot 2
Bequest of Elise S. Haas
Long silver-blue paper taffeta gown with short puff sleeves. Sleeve hems caught into small box pleats, skirt attatched at waist with external box-pleats. Sweetheart neckline and hem have applied narrow box-pleated trim. Narrow criss-cross self straps across back neckline. Separate narrow self tie belt. The bodice pieces are backed with a cotton or linen, which also forms a short free-hanging petticoat.
Ref: Hawes 1992.46.11