Rare Adrian Pennsylvania Dutch Americana Silk Print Dress

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Circa mid 1940's Adrian Original with draped cut-in-one sleeves, jewel collar neckline and full circle skirt sewn at waistband; fashioned of alternating wide bands of ivory and black silk printed in black on the front bodice and around full skirt with 2 women holding hands surrounded by hens. Full black applique on back bodice. Gold sequins around heads of women. All original artwork by Adrian.

Adrian was known for designing limited theme fashion collections such as Animals and Americana to name just a few. This is an example of his Americana/Pennsylvania Dutch motif. Quite rare and very few were produced.

Condition: excellent

bust: appprox 34"; waist: 26 1/2"; length: approx 52" with 2" hem allowance.
Details
Creator
Gilbert Adrian
Designer
Gilbert Adrian
Place of Origin
USA
Period
1940-1949
Other Characteristics
silk
Condition
Excellent. Excellent.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU120916196216
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