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Ball gown

House of Worth
(French, 1858–1956)

Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris)
Date: ca. 1887
Culture: French
Medium: silk, glass, metallic thread
Dimensions: a) L. at center front: 12 in. (30.5 cm). b) L. at center back: 60 in. (152.4 cm).
Credit Line: Gift of Orme Wilson and R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949
Accession Number: 49.3.28a, b

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