ca. 1907 Lily Elsie in The Merry Widow by Foulsham & Banfield (private collection)

From trouvaillesdujour.blogspot.com/2012/01/after-hats-comes-staging-fashion-at; sepia tone removed by gogm.

ca. 1907 Lily Elsie in The Merry Widow by Foulsham & Banfield (private collection) From trouvaillesdujour.blogspot.com:2012:01:after-hats-comes-staging-fashion-at detint

Lily Elsie strikingly displays the fashionable and corset-induced S-bend figure and early 20th century dress ornamentation in this post card. The photo also shows a yoke bodice.

Keywords:  1907, Foulsham & Banfield, Lucy Duff Gordon as designer, Lucy Duff Gordon, Lucile, Lucy Sutherland, Lady Duff Gordon, The Merry Widow, Lily Elsie, bouffant coiffure, feathered hat, square neckline, yoke bodice, quarter length puffed sleeves, cuffs, bows, waist band, natural high waistline, close skirt, bustle, necklace, bracelets, theatrical dress


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