Object Name: evening dress
Artist/Maker: House of Worth
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Accession Number: 1951.226
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
White voile, with applied cotton thread embroidery in zig-zag stripes.
High, round neck with black lace collar. Bodice open to waist at front, fastening with buttons, hook and eye at neck. Open up LS seam, continuing into skirt and fastening with zip. Padded shoulders. Long sleeves with turn back cuff of black lace. Skirt decorated with four flounces. Horse-hair braid pleated into back waist to give bustle effect.
Type: Length CF
Height: 146.1 cm
Type: Length CB
Type: Shoulder to waist