House of Worth

Wedding dress by House of Worth, ca 1913 France, Kerry Taylor Auctions

Wedding dress by House of Worth, ca 1913 France, Kerry Taylor Auctions

House of Worth (back) c1932. Sleeveless pale seafoam green V-neck decorated with large shells of various types. Belonged to Elizabeth Arden.

House of Worth (back) c1932. Sleeveless pale seafoam green V-neck decorated with large shells of various types. Belonged to Elizabeth Arden.

Silk Evening dress by House of Worth, Paris 1882~Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Silk Evening dress by House of Worth, Paris 1882~Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

House of Worth Bridesmaid Gown, circa 1896                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Historic Color Combos: Orange and Cream

House of Worth Bridesmaid Gown, circa 1896 More

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, Evening  House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956)  Date: 1905–8 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread

Dress, Evening House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1905–8 Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic thread

Evening dress, House of Worth, ca. 1910. Silk, cotton, metallic threads, glass.

Evening dress, House of Worth, ca. 1910. Silk, cotton, metallic threads, glass.

Charles Frederick Worth, the Father of Haute Couture

Charles Frederick Worth, the Father of Haute Couture

It says evening dress, ca. 1902,  but I think it looks more like a ballgown. Anyway, the flowers are wonderful-very appropriate for spring.

It says evening dress, ca. 1902, but I think it looks more like a ballgown. Anyway, the flowers are wonderful-very appropriate for spring.

fashioninhistory:  Tea Gown (Detail) House of Worth  1910 This was worn by the wife of one of the great American bankers of the 19th century, J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943). It exemplifies the grandeur of Worth clothing among wealthy Americans, who aspired to be associated with European royalty.

fashioninhistory: Tea Gown (Detail) House of Worth 1910 This was worn by the wife of one of the great American bankers of the 19th century, J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943). It exemplifies the grandeur of Worth clothing among wealthy Americans, who aspired to be associated with European royalty.

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