Day Dress, side view. Charles Frederick Worth, Paris, ca. 1889. Wool, with figured satin panels, edged with silk braid. With its minimal bustle and strong emphasis on the sleeves, this day dress illustrates the smoother silhouette that began to appear in the late 1880s. It is said to have been worn by Cara Leland Huttleston Rogers of New York, later Lady Fairhaven. Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England, UK. Museum no. T.268. Given by Lord and Lady Fairhaven.

Day dress

Day dress Place of origin: Paris (made) Date: ca. 1889 (made) Artist/Maker: Worth, Charles Frederick (designer and maker) Materials and Techniques: Wool, with figured satin panels, edged with silk braid

Grey silk taffeta and velvet ensemble (front view), 1868-70. Ensemble consisting of a bodice, skirt and sleeveless jacket. Said to have been worn by a "city merchant's wife".

Ensemble consisting of a bodice, skirt and sleeveless jacket. Artist/Photographer/Maker Unknown Date 1868 AD - 1870 AD

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