Evening dress, attributed to Maison Worth, ca. 1900. Ivory tulle net embroidered in gold and ivory silk in large trapunto-embossed abstract patterns, friezes of shamrocks and thistles. Two panels in skirt flare and close on the sides with fringed silk tassels.
Dress, back view. Jean-Philippe Worth, 1913-1914. "Worth ball gown the label numbered for 1902 but construction circa 1913-18 the woven signature label stamped 57821 and applied to broad petersham waistband, with elaborate beaded and paste inset palmette which meanders from right shoulder to left front, broad silver bobbin lace trim, separate chiffon lace edged inner skirt, pointed train with arm-loop for dancing, bust 92cm, 36in. Kerry Taylor Auctions."
Evening dress, French, ca. 1911-15. Silk embroidery floss on silk net. Bodice, lined with lightly boned taffeta, has sleeves cut in T-shape, kimono style. Gunmetal bead trim, attached in the Luneville or tambour method. Smith College Historic Clothing