Woman's evening dress

French (Paris)
about 1907
Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926), For House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (bodice): 38.1 cm (15 in.) Other (skirt): 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Accession Number

1999.84

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin, net, taffeta lining; Applied roses

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream silk satin two piece debutante dresss, trimmed with cream silk net at sleeves, neckline, and skirt, and cascading row of pink roses from right shoulder and down front bodice from left shoulder. Skirt hem caught up in swags, decorted with two rows of pink roses, also two rows of roses descending down front of skirt from waist to swagged hem.
Label: “Worth, Paris”

Condition: good, some soiling on skirt at hem, net sleeves and bodice torn in places.

Provenance

Estate of Cameron Bradley, son of Helen Sears

Credit Line

Gift of Helen C. Uhlman, Edith B. Perkins, Nathaniel C. Bradley, and Sheila B. Daley, grandchildren of Helen Sears