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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).
Evening Dress 1912 Victoria & Albert Museum on Ohio Historical Society Collections Blog
This dress is a tour de force of beadwork embroidery, indicative of French couture craftsmanship. The juxtaposition of three-dimensional and trompe l'oeil tassels is stylish and witty, and highlights the level of planning and care taken in the design of couture garments