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1976 ROBERTA DI CAMERINO "Hippie" Green Jersey Trompe l'Oeil Print Maxi Dress

$935.74

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This fabulous Roberta di Camerino maxi dress termed "Hippie" on the still present original paper tag dates back to 1976. It comes directly from the Roberta di Camerino archive in Italy (see archive's stamp on picture 9) and is unworn. The design shows a quite unusual yet instantly recognizable Roberta di Camerino illusion print of black stitches and side pockets on a light green bodice that imitates the look of denim, a little darker green triangular yoke downwards the waist and a plain olive green skirt. This effect is called trompe l'oeil and means a "visual illusion in art, especially as used to trick the eye into perceiving a painted detail as a three-dimensional object" (Oxford Dictionaries). The dress has a V-neck with an open pointed collar, darts at bustline and long sleeves with cuffs that close with gold-toned metal logo buttons. It shows the signature logo "R" imprint on the upper part of both sleeves and a floor-length flared skirt. Made from a high-quality polyester jersey of a good weight, the dress has some stretch. It is unlined and slips over the head. The label reads "Roberta di Camerino Made in Italy". Tagged an Italian vintage size 46. New old stock. The Roberta di Camerino's archive stamp on the inside of the hem does not show through. Shoulders: 40,5 cm – 15.94" (from shoulder seam to shoulder seam) Bust: 94 cm – 37" (bust darts; measured across under the arms; unstretched) Waist: 86 cm – 33.85" (unstretched) Hips: 94 cm – 37" (unstretched) Sleeve Length: 61 cm – 24.01" Length: 152 cm – 59.84" (measured from shoulder to hem) Measurements are taken flat and then DOUBLED for bust, waist and hips. Approximate Modern Size: M–L

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  • Dimensions
    Length: 59.84 in. (152 cm)Marked Size: 46 IT (Vintage) (EU)Bust: 37 in. (93.98 cm)Waist: 33.85 in. (85.98 cm)Hip: 37 in. (93.98 cm)
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Period
  • Condition
    New old stock.
  • Seller Location
    Munich, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU78539987322

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    Ships From: Munich, Germany
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