Woman’s dress

French (Paris)
1896
Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926), For House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Dimensions

Center back (bodice): 35.6 cm (14 in.) Length (skirt): 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Accession Number

2000.958.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk, velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Midnight blue/black velvet in two pieces. Dress (possibly for mourning) with large puffed-sleeve bodice and trained skirt.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Francis and Anna H. Bowditch