1920 Cécile Sorel portant toilette de Lucile by Reutlinger

The lead paragraph of her English-language Wikipedia article:  "Céline Émilie Seurre, known as Cécile Sorel or the Comtesse de Ségur, by marriage (7 September 1873 in Paris – 3 September 1966 in Trouville-sur-Mer) was a French comic actress. She enjoyed great popularity and was known for her extravagant costumes." According to the same article, “...she eventually married the Comte de Ségur-Lamoignon, great grandson of the famous Comtesse de Ségur, who acted under the name Guillaume de Sax. They were sometimes mocked as 'beauty and the beast' and were separated after fifteen years, but she kept the title of ‘Comtesse' for the rest of her life..."

1920 Cécile Sorel portant toilette de Lucile by Reutlinger Wm

The line of this evening dress suggests that World War I hasn’t happened yet. The décolletage is air brushed to remove chemise or cleavage.

Keywords:  1920, Reutlinger, Lucy Duff Gordon as designer, Lucy Duff Gordon, Lucile, Lucy Sutherland, Lady Duff Gordon, Cécile Sorel, comtesse de Ségur, Seurre family, Raymond family, Countess, French, wavy coiffure, earrings, necklace, vee décolletage, jacket, long close bottom flared sleeves, feather boa, jeweled ribboned bodice ornament, natural waistline, notched draped skirt, shoes

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