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More costume balls Wpost 1/24/17 - SOCIETY REPRODUCES ORIENT AS SHEIKS AND QUEENS...
SOCIETY REPRODUCES ORIENT AS SHEIKS AND QUEENS DANCE COSTXinjED FEOVf FIBST PAGE A seated supper waa served at 1230 after which there was general dancing until tho early morning hours The guests were received by Miss Ruth Lamer president of the Junior League Mrs John Thompson former president Miss Margaret Howard vice president of the league and Miss Frances Carpenter chairman of the ball committee Girl Vendors In Pockets Margaret Lamer Their costumes were ik i Preen tarlatan skirts with green velvet Miss Lillian Birney and Miss Lillian Hendricks were dressed In pockets each pocket filled with tempting parcels for which they sold chances The young ladles selling flowers were Miss Marie Peary Miss Ruth Wilson Miss Lois Reeslde Miss Edith Blair Miss Marie Sims Miss Catherine Har - f LUU 7 rnrmbVoTd tow xfi wot n mi and the insignia of the sultan embroid ered In gold on the back of the black fitting and made in tiers each tier edged with Hindu coins Her headdress was of pale blue silk ttght - flt - tlng over the crown of the head with a wVeath of stiff feathers while several gayly - colored feathers stood erect in each side of the wreath Mr Walcott Tuckerman wore a Chinese mandarin costume with the queue and hat completing his make - up Mrs Tuckerman was more Indian than Chinese with an East Indian head dress of pearls and a gown of spangled net Miss Tuckerman wore white satin with a crystal dotted bodice and flowing sleeves of net Mr George Oakley Totten was In an Arabian costume Mr William Bowie Clark wore the costume of Confucius Miss Kitty Beale wore a Turkish costume the trousers of which were of turquoise blue satin Her black velvet bodice was studded with turquoise beads low Miss Katharine Rawson and Miss bodices and long veils held tight about the head with gold bands and falling to the bottom of the full short skirts The cigarette girls were Miss Mildred Bacon Miss Catherine Burdette Miss Dorothy Wyeth Miss Frances Efflnger Miss Caroline Nash Miss Evelina Gleaves Miss Natalie Magruder and Miss Margaret Cameron They wore Turkish trousers of white satin with purple jackets and American beauty veils held tightly down about the heads by narrow bands of gold and falling below the knees In the back Miss Margaret Clark Miss Minna Blair Miss Adelaide Tuttle Miss Margaret Tuttle Miss Amy Bennett Miss Anna Montgomery Miss Mary Veeder Miss Mary Brown Miss Anne Hopkins and Miss Roberta Wiley sold balloons of many colors Their costumes were red tarlatan skirts with black velvet bodices and diminutive balloons in their hair The young ladles selling packages of confetti were Miss Georgia Schofield Miss Marjorle Hembold Miss Elolse Orme Miss Margaret Howard and Miss Clara Kingsbury Their costumes were of red satin trousers with white coats with large figures in blue and made with a flaring peplum which fell below the knees Their tall dunce caps were of white with large blue figures and narrow red brims Miss Frances Carpenter chairman of the ball committee wore a fascinating lostume of an East Indian dancer which she purchased while in India The skirt made taher full was of blue atin embroidered In gold The headpieoe and bodice which were made all In one were of cerise brocaded silk With this Miss Carpenter wore East Indian beads and jewelry Miss Leslie Cameron who had charge of the costumes for the many who sold tempting things as you entered the ballroom wore an Interesting Turkish costume about a oentury old Tire green tunic embroidered In gold fell from the shoulder over heavy red silk trousers This tunic was belted In with a Turkish smock better known as a stomacher this one made of coins Her long net veil of green was held tight about her head with a string of pearls and fell about her shoulders Mra John Thompson former president of the Junior League wore a Turkish costume of peacock - blue satin trousers and bodice In her hair Bhe wore a band of the blue with a peacock feather standing erect In the front With this she wore a deep square collar of ermine velvet bodice Her harem veil was of white chiffon edged with pearls Miss Beale showed an exquisite voice and sang in excellent style Chanson In - done by Rlmsky - Korsakoff and Tschalkowskys LOlseau de la Sul - tane Miss Dorothea Owen wore a Turkish costume of yellow trousers black net hand painted In gold and spangles with a black velvet bolero Jacket Her Turkish veil was of green and she wore long earrings and bracelets Her house guest Miss Joyce Shaw Kennedy wore oneof the handsomest gowns seen at the ball It was Egyptian the trousers of yellow satin and the bodice embroidered with large corals and the shoulder straps were of corals with silver and coral headdress Mrs Julian James wore black lace and net studded with Jet over black satin Mrs John Skelton Williams wore a princess gown of white satin with delicate tracery of gold Mrs Ira Copley gold gauze with pink tulle embroidered In gold Mrs Frank Reeside black net over satin with touches of gold Mrs Ira Bennett gold satin with trimming of gold lace and pearls Mrs John Buchanan a Turkish harem costume of black and white striped and a headdress of rhlnestones and pearls Mra Frederlo R Harris wife of Admiral Harris wore one of the most attractive Oriental costumes of the ball consisting of very full trousers of gold satin draped in a short skirt of sapphire blue satin embroidered in topaz with an overdrapery of gold net The shot jacket was of black velvet embroidered in turquoises and topazes and finished around the bottom with gold fringe and pearls A jeweled girdle was worn with the costume Others present were Representative and Mrs Joe Henry Eagle Mis Eagle wearing a pretty gown of white tulle over silver cloeh and trimmed In sliver lace Mrs Wlllard J Ragsdale wife of Representative Ragsdale a smart gown of pale blue brocaded velvet over a blue tulle embroidered In silver Mrs Chipman in Canary Silk Miss Denys In Hindu Costume Miss Gwendolyn Denys wore a Hindu costume of dark hues red and blue predominating The skirt was tight - Mrs George Bowie Chipman an attractive gown of canary silk embroidered In silver over silver lace with pearl shoulder straps Miss Joan Ohl a gown of pale blue satin brocaded In gold butterflies and roses worn with a Russian Kakosh - mlk of blue satin with long blue veil ornamented with pearls and pink jades Maj William Mitchell a Parfee costume representing a native of India wearing a white robe embroidered In jewels and a white turban Mrs William Mitchell wore an unusually attractive costume from China representing a Chinese bride wearing a short blue brocaded coat and old rose skirt both embroidered in peacocks Miss Natalie Drlggs a Turkish harem girl with yellow satin bloom - ALL MARKET DEALS a a J5 for 24 for the and it at Dr at The ing the

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 24 Jan 1917, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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