Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1880

GUSN

GUSN-33622

Description

Pink taffeta with red velvet trim and panels; Bodice A - basque style standing band collar; lace yoke at front; silk gauze smocking at collar and center front; velvet inserted below gauze to hem of bodice along center front; long sleeves with "slits" revealing silk gauze; 2 self-bows and lace covered turned back cuffs: weighted and boned; lined with cream taffeta covered buttons center front; cream satin bow at collar; back peplum lined with pink gauze damask with feather motif; Skirt B - matching skirt; velvet panels draped diagonally across front, extending to back and down to hem/train; center back and underskirt of pink taffeta (same as bodice); 3 rows of self-ruching around hem, with self-bows lined wih red satin; gathered at back onto waistband; 2 pairs of tape ties at back (inside) for bustle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
feather (material)
gauze
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
feather (material)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Renaissance
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Gauze
Velvet
Hand Stitched
Renaissance Revival
Flower
Feather
DRESS

Inscription

Stamped in gold - label on waistband of bodice reads ""WORTH/7. RUE DE LA PAIX. PARIS""

Additional Identification Number

1930.1230A&B

Maker

Worth, Charles Frederick, Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1930.1230AB