Tea Gown Designed By Jean-Philippe Worth (French, For The House Of Worth (French, - French c. - The Metropolian Museum Of Tea Gown Designed By Jean-Philippe Worth (French, For The House Of Worth (French, - The Metropolitan Museum Of Art
Evening dress Designer: Herbert Luey (American, Northfield, Massachusetts Brooklyn) Date: ca.
Centennial ball gown, ca. 1876. Many party guests wore Colonial attire. Old silk in storage was remodeled into new clothes.This is a mix: half 18th century half Victorian. Bodice, reconstructed with Victorian boning petersham, retains original sleeves. Petticoat was remade into bustle shape. Pale peach taffeta hand-embroidered with ivory silk floss medallions. Some of them were cut out of extra fabric and appliquéd as borders around the neckline and sleeves. Vintage Textile
1865 French Silk evening dress at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - If you click the pin, you will see that this is actually an example of a transformation dress. Such a dress was made up of three pieces: a skirt, a day bodice and an evening bodi