robe en 2 parties, manteau de robe, jupe longue Numéro d'inventaire : 32426.AB Création : Lyon 1867 (vers), Second Empire Utilisation/Destination : pour l'Orient Matières et techniques : Velours de soie brodé or, dentelle de fil or | Les Arts Décoratifs
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.
Dinner dress, Levillon, Paris, ca. 1875. Burgundy silk brocade and purple silk satin with beadwork. Western Reserve Historical Society: “This two-piece dress of rich tones in complimentary textures embodies the Victorian belief that dress should add to one’s elegance. It was custom made in Paris.”