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ornamentedbeing: Charles Worth Fancy Dress I can’t tell what this is supposed to be.  Late An actual old woman trapped in the body of a 28 year old?  The opposite of that?  Was there cannibalism involved?  At any rate it’s Worth.

Day dress Place of origin: Paris, France (made) Date: ca. 1889 (made) Artist/Maker: Charles Frederick Worth, With its minimal bustle and strong emphasis on the sleeves, this day dress illustrates the smoother silhouette that began to appear in the late

Marquise de Manzanedo in Worth Gown, 1870 From the book "A Century of Fashion" by Jean-Philippe Worth, 1928. Must get this book!