Vivid orange silk walking dress, ca. Boned bodice with tucked upper sleeve trimmed in fancy black cord loops with knots and tassels. Skirt has decorated front panel, hem bound in black velvet, glazed cotton lining.
Dinner dress by Worth, ca 1902 Paris, National Gallery of Australia
Dress Darlington, Runk & Co. (American) Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 26 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 41 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 38 in. cm) Length at CB (d): 66 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr.
This incorporates a nice combination of shiny satin alongside matte wool to create a memorable and striking day dress. The bravado of the big lapels and waistband are indicative of refined design and high style of couture workmanship