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French Couture Dress and Jacket in the style of Balmain Circa 1972



Circa 1972 France Dress and jacket in wool and silk, anonymous Haute Couture without label around 1972. Straight dress with cream nylon lining and zip fastening at the back. Sleeveless top and crew-neck in checked silk taffeta. Elegant work of pleats on the bust and the front of the skirt in box pleats. Matching cardigan jacket in cream wool highlighted with navy blue stitching in bias. In the inner lining, the same ckecked silk taffeta with a reminder of a knot closing the collar with a hook. Sewing and finishing entirely done by hand, probably from an unidentified Parisian designerhouse. Clean set with three needle-sized stains on the folds of the front skirt (see last photo). No other visible defects. Very good condition of color and conservation Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 40  Jacket: Height 54 cm Shoulders 40 cm Collar 5 cm Sleeves 54 cm Chest 95 cm Waist 90 cm Hips 95 cm Dress: Height 96 cm, waistsize 80 cm


  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: Equivalent French Size 40  (EU)
  • Style
    1972 (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very Good Condition and Color.
  • Seller Location
    Toulon, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU63339639802

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