Evening dress Medium: Persimmon silk satin and ecru lace Date: c. 1895 Country: England The waist of this evening gown measures an atypically slender 18 inches. Although stories of severely tight-laced corsets are almost certainly exaggerated, women.
Evening Gown ~ House of Worth ~ ~ Two pieces (bodice and skirt) in black silk satin and lace. “En couer” bodice embroidered in leaf motifs with glass straws and beads ~ Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti, Firenze
A Worth ball gown, circa with signature label to waistband, of pink damask satin woven with large bearded irises and swags of interlaced ribbons, the side panels and sleeves inset with tulle panels embroidered in metal threads and diamanté studs.
Two-piece dress of ivory satin with multicolored Chinese floral embroidery, pearl and braid trim, inset chiffon, and satin self-belt. Skirt has chiffon ruffle at hem and large open pleats at back of plain satin with 2 inset chiffon pleats.