Worth Bridesmaid’s Dress, Met Museum, 1896 - love the elegant simplicity of the bodice & skirt contrasting with the opulence of the neck & sleeves. Without those big mutton sleeves, could see this being worn today.
Dinner dress Design House: House of Worth (French, Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, Date: ca. 1900 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal, rhinestones Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 27 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 60 in.
Dress Date: 1885 Culture: American Medium: Cotton, silk Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of H. Dunscombe Colt, 1960 Accession Number: b