The laborious application of embroidery, lace insertions, and ribbon work onto silk faille and cotton lawn for "garments not destined for a public career". [Garter was worn under the petticoats, not like it is displayed here]
how perfectly beautiful\\\\! im going on a search for a boue soeurs dress of my own! Court Presentation Ensemble by Boué Soeurs // year 1928 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Silk, Metallic threads
Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII.