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Bodice / dress

Description

Woman's bodice, part of a dress with skirt A.1977.718 A, in pale pink silk organza with a raised cream spot pattern, trimmed with matching silk chiffon and cream machine-made lace motifs, high standing collar and decolletage in lace, full length sleeves fitted to lower arm, wrap-over v-neckline at front, waistline with sash tying in a large bow at the back: French, Paris, by Worth, c. 1900 - 1903

Museum reference

A.1977.718

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Bodice / dress

Production information

House of Worth, 1858 - 1956, Designer
Paris, France, EUROPE

Date

c. 1900 - 1903

Materials

Organza, Silk chiffon

Physical description

Woman's bodice, part of a dress with skirt A.1977.718 A, in pale pink silk organza with a raised cream spot pattern, trimmed with matching silk chiffon and cream machine-made lace motifs, high standing collar and decolletage in lace, full length sleeves fitted to lower arm, wrap-over v-neckline at front, waistline with sash tying in a large bow at the back, skirt fitted to hips and flaring out towards hem with slight train to rear hem.

Associations

Charles Stewart Collection

Exhibitions

  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

https://mode.nms.ac.uk/worth-organza-dress

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