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Jean-Philippe WORTH

Paris, France 1856 – 1926



Paris, France commenced 1871 – 1954

couture house (organisation)

Opera coat (c1916) Description: Black, full length coat with velvet and ostrich feather collar, kimono-style sleeves, decorated on front and back with black jet beads.
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk, ostrich feathers, jet beads.

Primary Insc: Labelled, inside back of collar, woven, "C WORTH"
Dimensions: centre back 1.0 h x 44.0 w cm outer sleeve 33.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1981