Bodice and skirt of woman's two piece dress of ivory silk taffeta faille brocaded with polychrome silk flowers accented with gold and silver-metallic thread in the Louis XV style. Bodice has ivory silk "stomacher" that was originally trimmed, possibly with a large jewel (remaining stitching thread is thick and indicates this use). Blue satin ribbon trim at bodice front neck, evidence of lace filler as neck; puffed tull sleeves trimmed with blue silk satin ribbon. Labeled "C Worth" on Petersham band, tagged with label, "61194." Skirt originally trimmed at bottom and tagged with label, "81590."
- Paris, France
- Other (bodice): 55.9 cm (22 in.) Other (skirt): 177.8 cm (70 in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Silk plain weave (faille), brocaded with silk and gold and silver metallic yarns; bodice trimmed with machine-made net and silk satin ribbon
- Accession Number
- Not on view