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A Callot Soeurs couture black tulle and pearl beaded flapper dress, 1927. Photo Kerry Taylor Auctions.

the matching rose-pink satin slip with printed gold on ivory silk label ‘Callot Soeurs, Paris, Hiver, 1927-28, Nouvelle Marque Déposée’ and numbered in ink ‘2741’, the transparent tulle adorned with pink metal and pearl beaded arabesques with gold stem-stitch tendrils, the skirt falling in elaborate beaded petal-like tiers, bust 76cm, 30in (2)

Kerry Taylor Auctions. Jun 24, 2014. 249 Long Lane, London, SE1 4PR, United Kingdom