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Evening dress in two parts

Evening dress of cream-colored bengaline. (a) Fitted bodice coming to deep point center front and back, laced down center back, wide flaring neckline, "V" in front, very full puffed short sleeves; on inner waistband of bodice woven label: "Worth, Paris." (b) Skirt straight in front with deep...

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Provenance

Gift to the MFA, April 13, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hugh D. Scott

French (Paris), about 1895

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Center front (bodice): 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.) Center back (skirt): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.802a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (bengaline), embroidered with glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes