Worth dresses

House of Worth, Paris, with Indian embroidery, Bodice, Skirt and Train, ca. 1900–1903, silk with silver and gold thread and bullion work, Fashion Museum, Bath

House of Worth, Paris, with Indian embroidery, Bodice, Skirt and Train, ca. 1900–1903, silk with silver and gold thread and bullion work, Fashion Museum, Bath

Jean-Phillipe Worth dress ca. 1902 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jean-Phillipe Worth dress ca. 1902 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.

Bustle gown with ball and dinner bodices, by Charles Frederick Worth, c. 1885, Vintage Textile. Silk brocade, silk satin, cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs. Acquired by the Phoenix Art Museum Collection in 2007 for the exhibit "After Dark: 100 Years of the Evening Dress." See VintageTextile.com on Facebook.

Bustle gown with ball and dinner bodices, by Charles Frederick Worth, c. 1885, Vintage Textile. Silk brocade, silk satin, cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs. Acquired by the Phoenix Art Museum Collection in 2007 for the exhibit "After Dark: 100 Years of the Evening Dress." See VintageTextile.com on Facebook.

Back view of a stunningly embroidered Worth gown circa 1890. The colour and the floral embroidery must really have made a mark in the ballroom :)

Back view of a stunningly embroidered Worth gown circa 1890. The colour and the floral embroidery must really have made a mark in the ballroom :)

Evening dress  House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926) Date: 1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal  Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 18 in. (45.7 cm)  Length at CB (b): 70 in. (177.8 cm)  Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin, 1961   Accession Number: 2009.300.2009a, b

Evening dress House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926) Date: 1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 18 in. (45.7 cm) Length at CB (b): 70 in. (177.8 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin, 1961 Accession Number: 2009.300.2009a, b

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