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Worth, 1910. With a circular cut, the spectacular coat is smooth across the shoulders, falling to the hem in deep folds. Jean-Philippe Worth's Persian-style border design has larger-than-life botehs in a reverse pattern—an exceptional realization of the Orientalism aesthetic.

Worth numbered couture coat, This superlative numbered coat by Jean-Philippe Worth is in a class of its own. The bold Persian-style design is a triumphant statement of art for art's sake.

~Dress, Evening. House of Worth (French, 1858–1956). Date: 1890s. Culture: French. Medium: silk~

Evening dress (detail House of Worth (French, Date: c. 1900 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 12 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 60 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marie Reimer, 1948 Accession Number: b