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Image 01: Evening Dress: Bodice and Skirt

Evening Dress: Bodice and Skirt, Made in France, c. 1850-55. Jacquard woven silk moiré taffeta. Bodice Center Back Length: 12 inches, Skirt Center Back Length: 51 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Alice McFadden Eyre, 1926


Image 02: Woman's Dress: Bodice and Skirt

Woman's Dress: Bodice and Skirt, Designed by Emile Pingat (French, active 1860 – 1896). Made in France, c. 1876. Silk with stripes of dark blue satin and tan plain weave; dark blue silk faille; ivory silk embroidery on silk net; ivory and dark blue silk fringe. Center Front Length (Bodice): 22 13/16 inches, Waist (Bodice): 29 15/16 inches, Center Front Length (Skirt): 43 11/16 inches, Skirt bottom edge: 157 1/2 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ogden Wilkinson Headington in memory of Ogden D. Wilkinson, 1938


Image 03: Evening Dress

Evening Dress, Designed by Charles Frederick Worth (English, active Paris, 1825 – 1895). Made in Paris, France, c. 1886-87. Silk satin, faille, and brocade with lace and rhinestones. Bodice Waist: 20 inches, Bodice Center Back Length: 13 1/2 inches, Skirt Center Front Length: 38 3/8 inches, Skirt Bottom Circumference: 157 1/4 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Biddle, 1978


Image 04: Two-Piece Day Dress

Two-Piece Day Dress, Designed by Charles Frederick Worth (English, active Paris, 1825 – 1895). Made in France, c. 1878-80. Silk faille and brocaded silk lampas weave trimmed with lace, silk satin, and beads. Bodice Center Back Length: 27 inches, Skirt Center Front Length: 41 inches, Skirt Waist: 24 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of the heirs of Charlotte Hope Binney Tyler Montgomery, 1996


Image 05: Dinner Dress

Dinner Dress, Designed by Gustave Beer, (French, born Germany, active 1905 – 1929). Made in Paris, France, 1907. Silk tulle, chiffon, taffeta, and velvet. Center Back Length (Bodice): 17 inches, Waist: 24 inches, Center Back Length (Skirt): 66 inches, Center Front Length (Skirt): 44 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Priscilla de Mauduit, 1967


Image 06: Afternoon Dress and Hat

Afternoon Dress and Hat, Designed by Paul Poiret (French, 1879 – 1944). Made in France, 1923. (Dress) Silk crepe de chine and velvet with silk and metallic thread embroidery; (hat) silk with leather appliqué and metallic thread embroidery. Center Back Length: 48 3/4 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Vera White, 1951


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