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Evening dress
  • Evening dress
    Worth, Charles Frederick, born 1825 - died 1895
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Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1897 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worth, Charles Frederick, born 1825 - died 1895 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Grosgrain, moiré silk, silk chiffon, hand made lace, wired ruching, boned bodice, lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Soame Jenyns

  • Museum number:

    T.434&A-1977

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening dress of yellow grosgrain, silk moiré and silk chiffon, consisting of matching bodice and skirt, with bow design in applied, matching, ruched chiffon edging bands of white hand made lace.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1897 (designed)

Artist/maker

Worth, Charles Frederick, born 1825 - died 1895 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Grosgrain, moiré silk, silk chiffon, hand made lace, wired ruching, boned bodice, lined with silk

Marks and inscriptions

'7228'
Parchment label stitched inside the centre back waist

Descriptive line

Evening dress of grosgrain, silk moiré and silk chiffon, possibly designed by Charles Frederick Worth, Paris, ca. 1897

Materials

Moire; Silk chiffon; Wire; Silk satin; Boning

Subjects depicted

Bow (ribbon)

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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