Ball gown, House of Worth (French, 1858–1956), silk, glass, metallic thread, French

Ball gown

Design House:
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
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
Not on view
Marking: [label] "Worth, Paris"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Haute Couture," December 7, 1995–March 24, 1996.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seeds of Fashion," February 15, 1951–August 31, 1951.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Period Rooms Reoccupied in Style," November 27, 1963 –January 5, 1964.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fine Art of Costume," October 15, 1954–February 28, 1955.

Brooklyn Museum. "The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet & Pingat," December 1, 1989–February 26, 1990.