Costume inspiration: Evening mantle from Le Bon Marché department store, 1900 France. Emerald green evening mantle with black jet beading and diamante trim, cream chiffon and lace lining. Labeled: “Au Bon Marché, Maison A.
Corset griffé ~ ~ Aux Iles Marquises ~ Mme Brédian, Paris ~ cream silk satin fully boned and lined with embroidered tulle ruffles, ribbons and a pink flower cream ribbon before. Lacing eyelets in the back, front opening by 4 strong metal clips.