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Belles of the Ball

Glam evening gowns from Charleston's past

From a golden silk gown that danced at a St. Cecilia Society ball to an Art Deco affair worn at Buckingham Palace, a look through The Charleston Museum’s collections—and “Textile Tuesday” Tumblr feed, followed around the world—reveals enchanting dresses from centuries gone by. Here, a peek at six favorites


Photographs courtesy of Sean Money and the Charleston Museum