Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close_button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Ball gown

Design House:
House of Worth (French, 1858–1956)
Date:
1898–1903
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Gift of Orme Wilson and R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949
Accession Number:
49.3.8a, b
Not on view
Marking: [label] "Worth, Paris."
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dance," December 9, 1986–September 6, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Vanity Fair: A Treasure Trove from the Costume Institute," December 15, 1977–September 3, 1978.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Art of Fashion," October 23, 1967–January 1, 1968.

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

Related Objects

Evening dress

Artist: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1890–1900 Medium: silk, cotton Accession: 1993.156.1a, b On view in:Not on view

Dress

Artist: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1911–12 Medium: cotton, silk Accession: 1993.156.2 On view in:Not on view

Ball gown

Artist: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: ca. 1887 Medium: silk, glass, metallic thread Accession: 1977.292.2a, b On view in:Not on view

Evening ensemble

Artist: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1930s Medium: silk, plastic Accession: 2001.374.2a, b On view in:Not on view

Evening dress

Artist: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1935–36 Medium: Silk Accession: C.I.56.47.3a–c On view in:Not on view