Rare Adrian "The Egg and I" Henhouse Print Silk Dress

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1947 Adrian Original with draped cut-in-one sleeves, jewel collar neckline with tie and full circle skirt sewn at waistband and attached tie belt; fashioned of ivory silk printed on the front and back bodice with occupied red hen house and on skirt with finely feathered rooster in variegated sizes and positions in red, pink, black and green.

All original artwork by Adrian. Known as "The Egg and I" print from his 1947 spring-summer collection and documented on page 153 in the book "Adrian" by Christian Esquevin.

Adrian was known for designing limited theme fashion collections such as Animals and Americana to name just a few. Approximately only 10 dresses were made in the Henhouse theme, which makes this quite rare.

Condition: excellent

Bust: 34"; waist: 26"; length: approx 56"
Details
Designer
Unknown
Brand
ADRIAN
Place of Origin
USA
Period
1940-1949
Condition
Excellent. Excellent.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU121215196249
Address
Marilyn Glass
www.marilynglass.com
Los Angeles CA 90068
US
(323) 886-0407
1stdibs Dealer since 2011 Located in Los Angeles, CA
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