MFA: Woman's dress in two parts      French, about 1902      Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth, French, 1856–1926      For House of Worth,      Paris, France  Dimensions      Bodice: 48.3 cm (19 in.); Skirt: CB 177.8 cm (70 in.) Other (skirt CB): 177.8 cm (70 in.)  Medium or Technique      Silk, voided velvet with satin ground; appliquéd and trimmed with chenille and rhinestones; machine-made lace.  Gorgeous.

MFA: Woman's dress in two parts French, about 1902 Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth, French, 1856–1926 For House of Worth, Paris, France Dimensions Bodice: 48.3 cm (19 in.); Skirt: CB 177.8 cm (70 in.) Other (skirt CB): 177.8 cm (70 in.) Medium or Technique Silk, voided velvet with satin ground; appliquéd and trimmed with chenille and rhinestones; machine-made lace. Gorgeous.

Evening Gown (image 4) | House of Worth | France; Paris | undated | velvet | Augusta Auctions | November 16, 2016

Evening Gown (image 4) | House of Worth | France; Paris | undated | velvet | Augusta Auctions | November 16, 2016

Gown (image 3) | House of Worth | France; Paris | 1908 | cut velvet, chiffon | Augusta Auctions | November 16, 2016

Gown (image 3) | House of Worth | France; Paris | 1908 | cut velvet, chiffon | Augusta Auctions | November 16, 2016

House of Worth (back) c1932. Sleeveless pale seafoam green V-neck decorated with large shells of various types. Belonged to Elizabeth Arden.

House of Worth (back) c1932. Sleeveless pale seafoam green V-neck decorated with large shells of various types. Belonged to Elizabeth Arden.

1896 dress by House of Worth I just love this designer. Too bad it was around 150 years ago.

1896 dress by House of Worth I just love this designer. Too bad it was around 150 years ago.

Donna Franca Florio - Court Cape, Worth attr., 1902 - Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti, Firenze

Donna Franca Florio - Court Cape, Worth attr., 1902 - Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti, Firenze

Evening dress (image 2) | House of Worth | French | 1931 | silk, glass, metal | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession #: 2013.625

Evening dress (image 2) | House of Worth | French | 1931 | silk, glass, metal | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession #: 2013.625

Evening dress 1861   Nice history of designer Charles Frederick Worth

the father of haute couture

Evening dress, by the House of Worth, ca. 1890s. Worn by Countess Greffulhe. Palais Galliera

Evening dress, by the House of Worth, ca. 1890s. Worn by Countess Greffulhe. Palais Galliera

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