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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
82607

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