Worth rarely scrutinized or adapted forms from the East; in this unusual example, he has emulated Middle Eastern enamels. More often, he was an instrument of a Western taste that was projected globally via imperialism
Dress, Mme Gabrielle: ca. silk faille dress "It was worn by Gertrude Ellen Dupuy who married Henry Shelton Sanford in both of wealthy American families. Gertrude was born in Philadelphia; they married in Paris and then lived in Brussels for a time.