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Fashion design - Le temps present
  • Le temps present
    Jean-Charles Worth, born 1881 - died 1962
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Le temps present

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed)

  • Date:

    late 1928 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean-Charles Worth, born 1881 - died 1962 (designer)
    Worth (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.14153-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 96, shelf C, box 145

Physical description

'Le temps présent.' Little black chemise dress with lacquer red beaded tassels and chiffon train.
One of 103 dress designs for evening dresses and gowns for Winter 1928-9 bound in a volume.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed)

Date

late 1928 (designed)

Artist/maker

Jean-Charles Worth, born 1881 - died 1962 (designer)
Worth (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jean-Charles Worth. 'Le temps présent.' Little black chemise dress with lacquer red beaded tassels and chiffon train.
One of 103 designs for evening dresses and gowns for Winter 1928-9.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964

Materials

Pen and ink and watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Fashion; Designs; Evening wear

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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