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1881, American wool, linen, silk, mother-of-pearl Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Met

Dress, Evening, back bodice detail. House of Worth (French, 1858–1956). Designer: Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926). Date: 1887–89. Culture: French. Medium: silk. Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm). Length at CB (b): 60 in. (152.4 cm). Credit Line: Gift of Orme Wilson and R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949. Accession Number:49.3.24a–e.