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Haute Couture Charles Frederick Worth afternoon walking dress gown circa from French 1885. Made from silk with lace trimming marked by darker colors in stripe line asymmetrical drapery oversize accessories and elongated forms include the bustle skirt at the back. The dense textiles preferred were covered in trimming, beadwork, puffs and bows to visually elevate them further. #HauteCouture #Fashion House of Worth

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Dress Date: 1859 Culture: American Medium: silk

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(1 of 2 photos) 1870 Wedding ensemble by Courvoisier. Note the matching shoes in front. Via MMA.

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Visiting dress James McCreary and Co., N.Y.  (American) Date: ca. 1889 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton

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Wedding dress Date: 1880 Culture: American or European Medium: [no medium available] Accession Number: C.I.45.83a, b The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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