1920 Cream silk chiffon with pale printed & flocked rose blossom clusters in soft colors, center front panel covered with iridescent sequins & metallic copper coils in floral motifs, embroidered net lace insets on bodice & at hem, chiffon lining.
The Bob was the most popular hairstyle of the time. Headbands were also used as accessories in women's hair. Some women did not want to fully commit to having short hair, however, so they would have a fake bob and curl up their hair and pin it.
Evening dress Callot Soeurs (French, active Date: ca. 1925 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread, glass Dimensions: Length: 40 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Julia B. Henry, 1978 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display