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Opera costume
Opera costume
Date:
ca. 1899
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Satin Brocade, Velvet, Jet Beads, And Spangles
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
52139a-b
Acquisition Date:
1925-01-10
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Emelie Melville

Exhibition History:

Century of Brides, de Young Museum, 1978
Ladies of Worth, de Young Museum, 1984

Opera costume. Stand-up collar, front yoke and upper sleeves of pink taffeta. Lower part of bodice is jet beaded black velvet, lower sleeves are black satin. Skirt of black satin floral brocade and beaded black velvet with trained bustle of cream brocade, same pattern. Likely designed by Jean-Philippe Worth.