1930's Sweet Stripe Day Dress with Lace Bust and Hem

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About

Elegant stripe day dress with lace at the bust and hem.
This beautiful dress belonged to Eleanor de Guine.
This has no label, but details are similar to another dress from this collection which is labeled Saks Fifth Avenue Original.
From the de Guigné Estate.
The de Guigné family has lived on the property for over 100 years.
Eleanor de Guigné was one of the most elegant Grand Dames of the Bay area, and one of the worlds best dressed women. Nominated as one of the ten most stylish women in the world by Eleanor Lambert , creator of the Best Dressed list.
"Mrs. de Guigné’s extensive wardrobe incorporated a marvelous array of Parisian haute couture, including gowns by Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent,Madame Grès,Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel,Hubert de Givenchy, Christobal Balenciaga, and Pierre Balmain. She made annual pilgrimages to the salons of Paris, standing for hours while designers molded custom frocks to her patrician figure. Equally vast was her extraordinary collection of handcrafted, perfectly matching shoes and purses."

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Brand
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Condition
    Good. The lace at hem has slight discoloration.
  • Dimensions
    51 in. L
    130 cm L
  • Marked Size
    6 (EU)
  • Bust
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Waist
    24 in. (61 cm)
  • Hip
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Length
    51 in. (130 cm)
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU58968812
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