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MFA: Woman's dress in two parts      French, about 1902      Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth, French, 1856–1926      For House of Worth,      Paris, France  Dimensions      Bodice: 48.3 cm (19 in.); Skirt: CB 177.8 cm (70 in.) Other (skirt CB): 177.8 cm (70 in.)  Medium or Technique      Silk, voided velvet with satin ground; appliquéd and trimmed with chenille and rhinestones; machine-made lace.  Gorgeous.

MFA: Woman's dress in two parts French, about 1902 Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth, French, 1856–1926 For House of Worth, Paris, France Dimensions Bodice: 48.3 cm (19 in.); Skirt: CB 177.8 cm (70 in.) Other (skirt CB): 177.8 cm (70 in.) Medium or Technique Silk, voided velvet with satin ground; appliquéd and trimmed with chenille and rhinestones; machine-made lace. Gorgeous.

House of Worth, Paris, with Indian embroidery, Bodice, Skirt and Train, ca. 1900–1903, silk with silver and gold thread and bullion work, Fashion Museum, Bath

House of Worth, Paris, with Indian embroidery, Bodice, Skirt and Train, ca. 1900–1903, silk with silver and gold thread and bullion work, Fashion Museum, Bath

1903 Dress by House of Worth. Not Victorian, but Edwardian (2 years after Victoria's death) but I'm including this anyway because its just a stunning dress.  Photo by charleybrown77, via Flickr

1903 Dress by House of Worth. Not Victorian, but Edwardian (2 years after Victoria's death) but I'm including this anyway because its just a stunning dress. Photo by charleybrown77, via Flickr

Evening Gown (image 4) | House of Worth | France; Paris | undated | velvet | Augusta Auctions | November 16, 2016

Evening Gown (image 4) | House of Worth | France; Paris | undated | velvet | Augusta Auctions | November 16, 2016

Dress, Walking  House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956)    Designer:      Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris)  Date:      ca. 1885

Dress, Walking House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris) Date: ca. 1885

Evening dress, by the House of Worth, ca. 1890s. Worn by Countess Greffulhe. Palais Galliera

Evening dress, by the House of Worth, ca. 1890s. Worn by Countess Greffulhe. Palais Galliera

House of Worth Paris Victorian Velvet Mourning Evening Jacket Velvet Beads in Antiques, Fabric/Textiles, Other Fabric/Textiles | eBay

House of Worth Paris Victorian Velvet Mourning Evening Jacket Velvet Beads in Antiques, Fabric/Textiles, Other Fabric/Textiles | eBay

Evening dress, ca. 1858.  Exquisite cutout chine flowers over lace-I can't even fathom how hard that was to make.

Evening dress, ca. 1858. Exquisite cutout chine flowers over lace-I can't even fathom how hard that was to make.

Evening dress House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1898–1900 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton

Evening dress House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1898–1900 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton

๑ Nineteen Fourteen ๑ historical happenings, fashion, art & style from a century ago - Evening dress, House of Worth,  1914. Silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art

๑ Nineteen Fourteen ๑ historical happenings, fashion, art & style from a century ago - Evening dress, House of Worth, 1914. Silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art