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"VanderBiltmore Style": Evening dress, House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926) Date: 1902 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal

Circa 1910-1912 cream dress: silk, lace, and beads. Richly embroidered with chrysanthemums. Slightly higher waist, pintucks, and asymmetrical skirt. Via Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum.

This rather lovely gown in the collection of the Museum of London was worn by Queen Victoria in 1855 on her state visit to Napoleon III and Empress Eugènie in Paris. The Empress Eugènie and the French ladies of her court were always dressed up to the nines in the finest creations of the legendary House of Worth, so Queen Victoria no doubt felt some pressure to look her very best!

Haute Couture Charles Frederick Worth evening dress flapper circa from French 1924. Made from tulle and cotton with beaded flower floral pattern embroidery, embroidered with glass beads and sequins pailette. #Haute #Couture #Fashion House of Worth.

Evening dress Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926) Date: 1907–10 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones

House of Worth, evening dress, 1898 Worth and cherries, what more could I want!

Dress House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1906–8 Culture: French Medium: silk. Front

Evening dress House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1898–1900 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton, metal Dimensions: Length (a): 17 in. (43.2 cm) Length at CF (b): 41 3/4 in. (106 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Eva Drexel Dahlgren, 1976 Accession Number: 1976.258.6a, b