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Woman's wrap

French
1910
Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926), Designed for House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

131.5 cm (51 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3583

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, satin, and lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s wrap with straight back and fronts, gathered sleeve at shoulder seam, but open down both front and sides; sleeves set in at shoulder line; wide panel at each side of wrap and also on cuffs, of purple satin under silver machine-made lace; tassel and twisted cord girdle of purple silk and silver; lined with purple and white satin.

Provenance

Worn by Mrs. Nelson W. Aldrich in March 1910. Gift to the MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William T. Aldrich