Black Silk Sleeveless Evening Gown | House of Worth (France) | ca.1898-1900 | French | Silk, Cotton| Length (a): 16.5 in. (41.9 cm) Length at CF (b): 40.25 in. (102.2 cm) | Gift of Miss Eva Drexel Dahlgren, 1976 | Accession #1976.258.4a, b | (Front bodice detail)
Evening dress, Jean-Philippe Worth, circa 1895. Light green silk faille in two parts. Bodice has large puffed white satin sleeves and is trimmed at center front with pearls and cream chiffon at neckline. Trained skirt has split front edged with cream satin and imitation pearls in floral pattern. Via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.