Wedding gown made by the House of Worth, Paris, 1897 for Isabel Anderson, recently shown at The Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House, from the Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline, Mass. Image courtesy of Katherine Hill Winters.
fashioninhistory: Tea Gown (Detail) House of Worth 1910 This was worn by the wife of one of the great American bankers of the 19th century, J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943). It exemplifies the grandeur of Worth clothing among wealthy Americans, who aspired to be associated with European royalty.
ca. 1876 Worth afternoon dress Purple taffeta; pink machine-made lace; fuchsia, navy blue, and purple silk fringe; purple reversing to fuchsia taffeta ribbon; fuchsia taffeta lining Museum of the City of New York