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Evening ensemble

Skirts with handkerchief points were particularly fashionable in the late 1920s. They were forerunners of the longer skirts that became generally accepted by 1929. Soft, light-silk fabrics proved ideal for this bias-cut flowing style. Diaphonous silks were usually worn with matching petticoats, or laid over the foundation of the dress. The few garments designed by Nabob in the V&A's collection are made from imported 'exotic' materials.

The owner of this dress was Miss Emilie Grigsby. According to Shane Leslie in Long Shadows (1966), Emilie Grigsby was 'a slightly mysterious name', but she lived a full and elegantly dressed life. When Grigsby died in 1964, Shane Leslie estimated that she was 100 years old.
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Skirts with handkerchief points were particularly fashionable in the late 1920s. They were forerunners of the longer skirts that became generally accepted by 1929. Soft, light-silk fabrics proved ideal for this bias-cut flowing style. Diaphonous silks were usually worn with matching petticoats, or laid over the foundation of the dress. The few garments designed by Nabob in the V&A's collection are made from imported 'exotic' materials. The owner of this dress was Miss Emilie Grigsby. According to Shane Leslie in Long Shadows (1966), Emilie Grigsby was 'a slightly mysterious name', but she lived a full and elegantly dressed life. When Grigsby died in 1964, Shane Leslie estimated that she was 100 years old.
Skirts with handkerchief points were particularly fashionable in the late 1920s.
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