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Woman’s evening dress

French (Paris)
about 1895
Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926 French), Designed for House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Dimensions

Center back (bodice): 33 cm (13 in.) Length (skirt): 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2000.959.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk faille, satin, and chiffon; trimmed with imitation pearls

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light green silk faille dress in two parts. Bodice has large puffed white satin sleeves and is trimmed at center front with pearls and cream chiffon at neckline. Trained skirts has split front edged with cream satin and imitation pearls in floral pattern.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Francis and Anna H. Bowditch