Agnes Haute Couture Beaded and Diamante 1920s Dress
Haute Couture black silk satin dress by Agnes from the 1920's Paris. One piece dress designed to look like 2 pieces with jewelled embellishments along the shoulders, back and bodice. Extraordinary detailing with diamonte embroidery with pastel beading.
The underdress has dipping layered panels with a faux sash across hips. The Eygptian Revival diamonte and jade/rose microbeaded overblouse floats over the underdress. On the back 2 streamers fall from the back of the embroidered necklace motif.
Extraordinary workmanship as to be expected from a period Haute Couture Agnes dress.
Excellent condition. 1920s France.
Agnes was an Haute Couture house founded by Mme. AgnÃ©s ca. 1898.
From the October 3, 1898 New York Sun: Ã¢??MME. AGNES Formerly a designer of the house of Doucet, she recently founded a business of her own, which her superb abilities and abilities and her charming personality rendered instantly successful.Ã¢?? Her publicized clients included the Queen of Holland. AgnÃ©sÃ¢?? models were sold in the US by John Wanamaker as early as 1898 Ã¢??1899. The earliest label found so far is c. 1910-12, and shows an address at 23, Rue Louis-le-Grand, Paris.
AgnÃ©s is listed in LÃ¢??Officiel from 1921 Ã¢?? 1930 as Ã¢??AgnÃ©s, Mme Havet Directrice 7 rue AuberÃ¢??. In 1931, the house combined with Drecoll, which had previously merged with Beer in 1929. The new house was listed as Ã¢?? AgnÃ©s-Drecoll, Mme. Havet Directrice, 24 Place VendomeÃ¢?? until 1941. From 1941 Ã¢?? 1952, the House is simply AgnÃ©s-Drecoll.
|TITLE:||Agnes Haute Couture Beaded and Diamante 1920s Dress|
|DATE OF MANUFACTURE:||Art Nouveau|
|MATERIALS:||Silk Satin, Crepe, Glass|
|SIZE AS MARKED:||M (EU)|
|BUST:||38 in. (97 cm)|
|WAIST:||38 in. (97 cm)|
|HIP:||42 in. (107 cm)|
|LENGTH:||4 ft. 2 in. (127 cm)|
|NUMBER OF ITEMS:||1|
|Ship To||Price||Method||Estimated Time|
|Continental US||$60.00||Standard||4 - 11 business days|
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