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1880's day dress

Dress, Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) for the House of Worth (French, French, silk.

Paris, France (made)  Date: 1885 (made)  Artist/Maker: Cridon (Madame) (maker)  Materials and Techniques: Wool and silk

Bodice and skirt Place of origin: Paris, France (made) Date: 1885 (made) Artist/Maker: Cridon (Madame) (maker) Materials and Techniques: Wool and silk Museum number:

Afternoon dress: 1888--Charles Frederick Worth This is a prime example of the bustle skirt, which came back in the 1880s largely due to Worth's influence in fashion and his desire to stimulate the silk manufacturing industry in France. This dress is an example of the Worth design aesthetic of using celestial motifs. The selvedge edges were exposed and used as a decorative device, a practice that continued through the 1910s

Afternoon Dress Charles Fredrick Worth, 1888 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Worth dresses are my favorites.

Afternoon Dress  Charles Fredrick Worth, 1889  The Metropolitan Museum of Art  (omgthatdress  rocks!)

Afternoon Dress Designed By Charles Frederick Worth (French (Born England), Bourne Paris) For The House Of Worth (French, - The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Sherlock anyone? c. 1888 Plaid Wool Coat with Detachable Postillion Cape

This looks like a female Sherlock Holmes costume! Tan plaid wool coat with detachable postillion cape (checked wool cap is from the Cambrian Factory in Wales, made at a much later date), c.

Dress House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris) Date: ca. 1885 Culture: French Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 26 in. (66 cm) Length at CB (b): 46 in. (116.8 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Lillian E. Glenn Peirce and Mabel Glenn Cooper, 1929 Accession Number: 2009.300.627a, b

Day Dress -- 1885 -- House of Worth -- French -- Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute by SayaValentine

27-10-11  early 1880's evening dress

Imagine this fabric peeking out from under a dark blue fabric. [oldrags: Evening dress, early US, the Met Museum]

1885

Dress, American, ca. Fashion History Museum, Ontario, via A Vintage Ramble Paisley! I have to look at actual examples of historic clothing frequently to remind myself of the colorful prints and stripes that were used.

1887 American walking dress.

1887 American wool travelling dress displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lovely trim on this dress

Dress Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883 The Metropolitan Museum of...

Dress Charles Fredrick Worth, 1883 The Metropolitan Museum of... (OMG that dress!)

Dress Attributed to House of Worth (French, Date: 1883 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 15 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Agnes Miles Carpenter, 1948 Accession Number: b

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