Evening dress Date: ca. 1914 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 92 in. (233.7 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edwin Stewart Wheeler, 1956

Evening dress Date: ca. 1914 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 92 in. (233.7 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edwin Stewart Wheeler, 1956

Dress.  House of Worth (French, 1858–1956).  Date: 1913. Culture: French. Medium: silk, glass, metal. Dimensions: Length: 76 3/8 in. (194 cm).

Dress. House of Worth (French, 1858–1956). Date: 1913. Culture: French. Medium: silk, glass, metal. Dimensions: Length: 76 3/8 in. (194 cm).

Evening dress Design House: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1910 Culture: French Medium: silk, glass

Evening dress Design House: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1910 Culture: French Medium: silk, glass

Dress, Evening  House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956)  Date: 1905–8 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread

Dress, Evening House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1905–8 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread

And a detail of the embroidery on the 1975 Christian Dior dress.

1975 Christian Dior Haute-Couture Beaded Peach Silk-Chiffon Cocktail Dress

Dress, Evening.  House of Worth (French, 1858–1956).  Date: ca. 1911. Culture: French. Medium: silk, beads, stones, simulated pearls. Dimensions: Length at CB: 64 in. (162.6 cm).

Dress, Evening. House of Worth (French, 1858–1956). Date: ca. 1911. Culture: French. Medium: silk, beads, stones, simulated pearls. Dimensions: Length at CB: 64 in. (162.6 cm).

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