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Mantle, Evening. House of Worth (French, 1858–1956). Date: late 1890s. Culture: French. Medium: silk. Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 1/2 in. (156.2 cm).

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Woman's Mantle, circa 1891 ~ by designer Emile Pingat (contemporary of Charles Worth - equally prominent but focus on outer wear). Wool weave & silk velvet with silk & metallic-thread embroidery, glass beads, and ostrich-feather trim. (1st of two pins)

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Charles Frederick Worth: Mantle 1888 "Its appearance is derived from a man’s 16th-century Spanish cape but updated.... Its unexpected contrasting orange and gold striped lining is revealed when the mantle is opened."

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Dress

Dress Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: 1838-1842 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk, trimmed with silk braid, lined with cotton, hand-sewn

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Dress

1862 Dress Place of origin: UK (made) Materials and Techniques: Corded silk, appliqued and machine embroidered, lined with cotton, faced with tarleton, reinforced with boning, hand-sewn T.22-1973 / taf

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