Woman’s evening dress

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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