1960's Rudi Gernreich for Harmon Knitwear Dress

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Understated elegance from Rudi Gernreich designing for Harmon Knitwear, the bodice of this black knit dress is trimmed with cream knit bands that define the bust. There is an inverted pleat at the center front and back, with a center back zipper. It is marked a vintage size 8 and it is in excellent condition.
Measurements;
Bust 34"
Length 51"

Details

  • Designer
    Rudi Gernreich
  • Brand
    Harmon Knitwear
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Marked Size
    Vintage 8 (US)
  • Bust
    34 in. (86 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    51 in. (130 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New Hope, PA
  • Reference Number
    LU47218276
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