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The San Francisco call. [volume] (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1895-1913, November 20, 1910, Image 17

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DCan you see your workaday, practical \u25a0\u25a0. sister, in alLthe glory of. ma'gnificently,vbest
clothes hearing the greatest tenor of his .'age-pour forth regular, canary.- songs? -But' l;
was there Tuesday night on the invitation of a^business friend of Jack's, who asked us to take
teats in his box. • / \u25a0 •• " \: '," : .".'.' V-- ;-i/ v.•
Almost as much as the wonderful thing itself— pardon me s if I -wax enthusiastic, jyou) blase :
person; I do go so seldom— l ; enjoyed watching between" the acts to see the beautiful ;jtnaidens
\vith their gorgeous gowns a^id no less gorgeous escorts trail through the marble \foyer.\ ; ; . 2
How would you like to have seen, for instance, the gown of . palest ibiifF crepe del'chine^wiih"
sleeves, corselet, "front skirt panel and tunic edging: of- deep corn-color allover embroidery? l : It
.was a lovely thing, and a daring touch", was given 'it, by, the v cerise j girdle and the', cerise' scarf
with which it was worn. Black fur edged the sleeves ;arid ; the skirt: ' - . • \u25a0 V^: :. \
Coffee-colored embroidery ' practically formed ; another costume, "though", its -girdle, accenting
the high waist line, and its trained tunic, caughtibehind by apink satire -rose, were of ioftTsatin
in a charming shade of green. The satin: rosebuds banded ; in the^gathered underskirt,^; ;too,'- and
the, short sleeves under the deep embroidered -ruffles. -The bodice,' 'front land /backV. showed -a
V-shaped yoke, of embroidery, .while, the lac«\&eguin wbrn/upon the lady's blond coiffure r w:asfof,
exactly the same delicate tint; of coffee-color. \u25a0 , ; : \- "C V ' "
Black velvet is extremely popular. ' OnevSeverely .simple' but f elegant gown VAyas of /heavy!
black velvet, with a deep, plain-yoke:of black chiffon and a folded^rdle^yeryihigh in^ih^waist.;
Quite as plainly made was a- rose pinkmessaline, ,with';aflat fold of grayVchiffon 1 : caught \uhder
the skirt pleats in back and a tunic edging'of black' marabou,.; The; lo\y neck^ was edged witK all
over embroidery. Arid yet, plain ias they ' were, : these two 'gowns t ;werei among ; 'the"i most? ilistin-
Tufehed in appearance there. . - • - ; /..': -;. .->.
' , : fw_, Your devoted sister. /; - : . :._.: ._. W&i • ;V : V;ELBANp£III
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