1894 Worth reception dress

This images come from an electronic collection that was discontinued by the Museum of the City of New York.

1894 Worth reception dress

The leg-o-mutton sleeves of this 1894 Worth dress are monumental while the bodice is covered by expanses of lace. That gilded age, like the one the USA is in today, was an era of excess.

Keywords:  1894, Worth, high enclosing neckline, lapels, lace, long leg-o-mutton sleeves, full skirt, reception dress


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