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Woman's evening dress

French
1915
Designed for House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

111.76 cm (44 in.)

Accession Number

1990.193

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Worth label. Cream silk satin underskirt; 5-tiered cream tulle overskirt with metallic border embroidery ending in long streamers; garland of silver metallic flowers and leaves at waist. Cream lace and tulle bodice with silver metallic trim and tulle frill with silver metallic embroidery around neckline. Pale pink chenille and net wired dragonfly with paste and glass bead ornament attached to left shoulder. Condition: good; some discoloration around neck and armholes; some tarnishing.

Credit Line

Estate of Jane Peters Guild, Boston