Evening gownEvening gown
Madame Besserat, New Orleans
ca. 1922

Madame Besserat was a prominent New Orleans dressmaker who was in business from 1917 until the 1950s. This gown is her interpretation of the Paris fashions being created by such popular couturières as Boué Soeurs and Callot Soeurs.

Gift of Miss Selika Souchon
Worn by Mrs. Edmond Souchon
LSM #12370.4