Sortie shoulder cape of machine-made lace, C. Worth, c. 1890 - c. 1900

Sortie shoulder cape of machine-made lace, C. Worth, c. 1890 - c. 1900

silk, h 91.0cm × w 45.0cm More details

A label with the woven signature of Charles Frederick Worth is sewn into this shoulder cap. Worth was the first to attach his name to garments as a guarantee of quality: his brand. He was also the first tailor to call himself a and to grant this name for fashion designer official status. His son continued the fashion house.

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