Dress, Evening.  House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956).  Date: 1895–96. Culture: French. Medium: silk. Sleeve detail.

Evening dress (detail House of Worth (French, Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1935 Accession Number: b

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Cotton gauze upper skirt panel with pintucks & crocheted inserts above Irish crochet skirt. Irish crochet with tambour stitch bridges w/picots, flowers, & open-work "ladders.

House of Worth, Evening Dress, 1885-86. Background: Worth’s penchant for incorporating antique laces is masterfully demonstrated here. Notably, the lace has been draped and blended into the design with its integrity intact—no cuts have been made. MCNY Collections.

House of Worth, Evening Dress, Background: Worth’s penchant for incorporating antique laces is masterfully demonstrated here. Notably, the lace has been draped and blended into the design with its integrity intact—no cuts have been made.

WORTH TRAJE DE NOCHE EN SEDA, ALGODON Y TERCIOPELO MORADO Y ADORNOS EN PLATA Y PIEDRAS 1910

edwardianattire: “ A lovely Edwardian evening gown by the House of Worth, c. of purple silk with glass bead embellishments.

Evening dressEvening dress Design House: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926) Date: 1887–89 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm) Length at CB (b): 60 in. (152.4 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Orme Wilson and R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949

Evening dress House of Worth (French, Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 9 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 60 in.

Evening coat Design House: House of Worth  Date: ca. 1902 Culture: French Accession Number: C.I.41.170.1

Haute Couture Charles Frederick Worth evening coat gown circa from Made from Ivory silk and pale pink suede like fabric material with flower floral cut out applique, embellish sew with thread, trim and bead. House of Worth.

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Evening dress - Evening dress Designer: Jeanne Hallée (French, Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic, glass Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 9 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 38 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Estate of Annie-May Hegeman, 1950

French Antique Handmade lace. 18th Century Alençon Needle Lace. Rare French 18th C lace Point dAleçon This border of Alençon lace is all that is left of an 18th century silk and mother-of-pearl fan. The hand painted silk fabric s crumbling but the linen lace is in near perfect condition! Extraordinary! This lace is true Alençon lace- considered to be the most beautiful (and the most labour intensive!) of all French laces. Ive been doing research and according to Dentelles de France by M…

Rare French C lace Point dAleçon This lace is true Alençon lace- considered to be the most beautiful (and the most labour intensive!) of all French laces.

Worth Evening dress, 1893-95, French, Silk Velvet with two bodices (one for day and one for evening), Met Museum (28 pictures of the dress at the link).

Evening dress House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk.

This wonderful cream silk capelet has scalloped edges embroidered with a delicate garland of chenille flowers. A shoulder cape like this would have been worn in the early 19th century with a fashionable Empire dress - a slender silhouette with high waist and puffed sleeves. It is likely that this one was worn by Elizabeth Cruger Guerin (1787-1874) who married John Cart, Jr. in Charleston in 1816.

cream silk capelet, scalloped edges embroidered with a garland of chenille flowers. It is likely that this one was worn by Elizabeth Cruger Guerin who married John Cart, Jr. in Charleston in

DressDress Date: ca. 1841 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 58 1/4 in. (148 cm)

Dress, arm and shoulder detail. 1841 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening dress, circa 1915, from the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Evening dress, circa from the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. Maybe even Lady Mary would make an exception for this black frock.

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