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Ballgown ca. 1865. "The straw embroidery on this dress makes it particularly spectacular worn over a crinoline," says Europeana blog about photo (by Christa Losta), from the Vienna Museum.

Ballgown, around 1865 Foto: Christa Losta © Wien Museum The straw embroidery on this dress makes it particularly spectacular worn over a crinoline, which was in fashion between and came to a.

“Oak Leaf Dress” designed by Worth for Lady Mary Curzon ca. 1902 From the Fashion Museum, Bath on Twitter  Fripperies and Fobs

France Yellow silk evening dress with oak leaf design by Jean-Philippe Worth, worn by Lady Curzon Fashion Museum Bath

Ball gown, Vienna 1865 __________________  Ballkleid @ Wien Museum

This dress demands drool. 1865 ball gown, Wien (Vienna) Museum - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Evening dress Design House: House of Worth  (French, 1858–1956)-Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris) Date: 1893–95 Culture: French Medium: silk

thevintagethimble: “ Evening dress House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date: Culture: French, Medium: silk.

c. 1906-08,  House of Worth

Silk Evening Gown -- 1906 -- House of Worth -- French -- Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute

Evening Dress: ca. 1850's, French, silk, fringe.

Evening dress Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length (from shoulder): 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Stirling S.

1878 wedding ensemble

While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late century. This dress is a good example of the more practical century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings.