DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
 
Jean-Philippe WORTH | Afternoon dress

 
WORTH, Jean-Philippe, designer
France 1856 – 1926
Afternoon dress
[Dinner dress]

Dinner dress
bodice, skirt, petticoat, original box c.1902
Decorative Art
Costume
Silk satin five-panel trained skirt; bodice with handmade bobbin lace collar, machine tulle trim at neck, handmade tulle trim along front edge, silk rosettes
Label: 'PARIS/C WORTH/PARIS'
Purchsed 1981
NGA 1981.1040.1-3
VIEW: Article | PROVENANCE | REFERENCES
  • The House of Worth, New York: The Brooklyn Museum, l962

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  • Diana de Marly, Worth, father of haute couture, New York: Holmes and Meier, 1980
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  • Jo Anne Olian, The House of Worth: The gilded age 1860–1918, The Museum of the City of New York, 1982
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  • Roger Leong: Dressed to kill: 100 years of fashion, Canberra: National Gallery of Australia, 1993.

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