1960s Chic Sculpted Pierre Cardin Dress

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Made of his signature, fine wool jersey, this little black dress is delicious! It has all his classic elements - a sculpted A-line cut, seaming that further defines the cut and large buttons to highlight that seaming. The sleeves and hem are also finished in a flat braided applique. I love the neckline in particular - it appears that it all buttons into place but this is all decorative and just clever seaming and placement of the buttons. The skirt has a rounded pleat set just below the waist on either side of the hip at the front - this adds to the shape of the skirt and also adds yet another element. Pictures do not do it justice, Cardin piece are best appreciate when in hand or worn - they have a magical and sculptural fee and are cut at a masterful level! Excellent, museum quality condition.

Fully lined in a black silk that is hand set. Closes with a back hidden set zipper. The front buttons are decorative only

Sleeves: 23"
Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 43" from shoulder to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

Details

  • Designer
    Pierre Cardin
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    Toronto, Canada
  • Reference Number
    AU1311041281843
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