Haute couture evening dress, circa 1894. Dresses designed by the House of Worth, one of the first couture houses, were known for their luxurious textiles and were worn by wealthy society ladies. This Worth dress was worn by the wife of re-known architect Stanford White.

Dresses designed by the House of Worth, one of the first couture houses, were known for their luxurious textiles and were worn by wealthy society ladies.

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House of Worth, 1894, for Mrs Stanford White. Black voided velvet with branching floral and foliate motif, applied brilliants; Chantilly lace; cream tulle; black net with brilliants and jet beads in stylized floral pattern; jet bead and brilliant tassels Label: Worth / Paris

House of Worth, 1894, for Mrs Stanford White. Black voided velvet with branching floral and foliate motif, applied brilliants; Chantilly lace; cream tulle; black net with brilliants and jet beads in stylized floral pattern; jet bead and brilliant tassels Label: Worth / Paris

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Evening Dress, Charles Frederick Worth: ca. 1894, silk satin two-piece dress, gigot sleeves, silk chiffon trim, bead embroidery.  "During the late 19th Century, the age of Japonism, Japanese kimono and pattern books of kimono design (Hinagata) were brought into the West. The Japanese motifs and asymmetrical compositions in these examples of Japanese designs were gradually absorbed into Paris Haute Couture as new designs, as is evident in this example."

Evening Dress, Charles Frederick Worth: ca. silk satin two-piece dress, fabric manipulation on the sleeves.

Walking dress, House of Worth, c. 1885, French. Metropolitan Museum of Art. More bustle info: http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-fashionable-bustle-c-1885.html

Walking dress House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date: ca. 1885 Culture: French Medium: silk, glass Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 26 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 54 in.

Lady's Cabinet Fashion Plate - "EVENING DRESS (PINK)" - Hand-Colored Engraving - 1840

Lady's Cabinet Fashion Plate - "EVENING DRESS (PINK)" - Hand-Colored Engraving - 1840

Pleasing fashion plate engraving from "LADY'S CABINET" published in London in Hand-colored engraving in fair condition, tightly cropped with some foxing.

"swoon worthy & the color, uhhh" ~*~ Edwardian dress

Oak leaf dress by House of Worth, copyright of the Fashion Museum in Bath and the NE Somerset Council. The oak leaf dress was created in 1903

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