Sadly the photo does it so little justice, you need the Taschen book to really appreciate how stunning the trimming actually is.
Noooooo!!!! I just realised something:
Japonism in Fashion, New Zealand
Jul. -Oct. 2003, at the Museum of New Zealand, Te papa Tongarewa, Wellington
Dec. 2003-Mar. 2004, at the Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna O Waiwhetu, Christfhurch
I know I wanted to go and now I really wish I had. I think “my” worth gown would have been in it 🙁 Well Worth’s copy of his own gown but in pale pink rather than pale yellow and with c1893 huge sleeves 😉 But the embroidery was the same.
DRESSTUDY Vol. 55 (Spring 2009) 38p. 500 yen +S&H fee: 200yen
LECTURE: Luxury in the Western Culture by.Koichi KABAYAMA
Bourgeois Luxury in Seventeenth-Century Germany:
A Costume Collection in the Hessisches Landesmusum Darmstadt by.Johannes PIETSCH