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Rare 1920s B Altman Haute Couture Ivory Hand Beaded Cotton Voile Vintage Dress

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Incredible, and rare 20s B. ALTMAN Haute Couture dress! Completely hand sewn, and hand embroidered/beaded. This beauty is nothing short of exceptional! Lightweight semi sheer cotton voile looks great alone, or with a slip under. Attached beaded 'necktie' at bodice. White seed beads in a gridlock pattern scattered throughout the dress, with colorful seed beads in floral designs intertwined. Honestly, this piece belongs in a museum, but is still totally wearable, with only one small repair to one sleeve, which is unnoticeable. The possibilities are endless with this exceptionally rare roaring 20s dress! In great condition. Made in Paris, France Approximately Size Small - Small Medium Measurements: 38 inch bust Up to 38 inch waist 38 inch hips 48 inches from top shoulder to hem

Details

  • Designer
    B. Altman
  • Brand
    B Altman & Co
  • Place of origin
    France
  • Period
  • Material notes

    Cotton

    Allover

    Overall

    Asymmetrical

    Print

    Beadwork

    Seed bead

    Stitch

    Finish

    Thread

    Embroidery

    Seam

    Collar

    Dart

    Topstitching

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Bust
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Waist
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Hip
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    48 in. (121.92 cm)
  • Seller location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference number
    LU6621417253

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