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Dress1894The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress1894The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

1895

Ball gown Design House:House of Worth (French, Designer:Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date:ca. 1872 Culture:French Medium:silk Dimensions:Length at CB (a,b,c): 55 in. cm) Length (c): 23 in.

OMG that dress!  Dinner Dress  1876  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dinner dress Date: ca. 1876 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Total Length: 56 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Theodore Fischer Ells, 1975 Accession Number: Met Museum

Tea Gown, Jean-Phillipe Worth 1900-01. This is a nice example of the teagown made by the House of Worth. This shows the luxurious lifestyle indicative of prominent women of the time. The teagown could be worn without a corset and was therefore a more comfortable form of dress in which one could greet guests at home. Teagowns were a particular vehicle for historicism and fantasy as evidences here with its deliberate interpretation of the 18th-century robe and petticoat form

Tea Gown, Jean-Phillipe Worth This is a nice example of the teagown made by the House of Worth. The teagown could be worn without a corset and was therefore a more comfortable form of dress in which one could greet guests at home.

Resultado de imagen de original designs by frederick worth

Dress (Ball Gown) House of Worth (French, Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, Date: 18961900 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 14 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 57 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume

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