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Harriet Reed would have worn this gold brocade ball gown, 1880 - 1885 ... in the Stuart Brannon Series by Stephen Bly  www.BlyBooks.com

Such a timelessly elegant gold brocade ball gown (c. - can you imagine how lovely this would look with the sun shinning across it?

Bustle gown with ball and dinner bodices, by Charles Frederick Worth, c. 1885, Vintage Textile. Silk brocade, silk satin, cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs. Acquired by the Phoenix Art Museum Collection in 2007 for the exhibit "After Dark: 100 Years of the Evening Dress." See VintageTextile.com on Facebook.

Bustle gown with both ball and dinner bodices by Charles Frederick Worth, Silk brocade, silk satin, and cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs.

Gown (image 1) | Robert | France; Paris | 1910-1914 | silk velvet, chiffon, lace | Augusta Auctions | April 20, 2016/Lot 222

ca 1910 raspberry silk velvet ball gown with netting yoke and sleeves embellished with rhinestones, and one large fabric flower on front bodice.

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Blue Silk Bustle Dress, Early Bustle, with Embroidered Net Lace Time Travel Costumes

Evening Dress-Design House: House of Worth (French, 1858–1956)-Designer: Attribd Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris)-Designer: Attribd Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926)-Date: 1895–1900 Culture: French-Medium: silk-Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) Length at CB (b): 55 in. (139.7 cm)-Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin, 1961

Evening Dress Worth, 1895-1900 The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

Attributed to Charles Frederick Worth and Jean-Philippe Worth, House of Worth, Ball Gown of Floral Figured Silk Satin with Silver Filigree & Chiffon Bodice, Paris, In the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.