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Ball gown

Design House: House of Worth
(French, 1858–1956)

Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926)
Date: 1892–94
Culture: French
Medium: silk, metallic thread
Dimensions: a) CF: 12"; CB: 18", Waist: 32 1/2"; CF to waist: 7 1/2" b) CF: 40 1/2"; CB 63"; Waist: 34"; Width at bottom: 5 yds. 5"
Credit Line: Gift of Orme Wilson and R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949
Accession Number: 49.3.11a, b

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