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A Zandra Rhodes Evening Dress in Printed Organza - Fortuny Influence- Circa 1980



Circa 1980 England Iconic long evening dress from the famous English designer Zandra Rhodès and dating from the 1980s. Translucent silk organza printed with geometric zig-zag patterns in ethnic style and largely inspired by the fashion of Ballets Russes by Léon Bakst and prints by Mariano Fortuny. Long sleeves with four pointed pleats at the shoulders held in place by a satin rosette to match the piping around the collar size and the cleavage. In adornment, elegant embroidery appliqued with pearly, iridescent pearls, blue glass cabochons and rhinestones with a reminder tied at the wrists. Skirt with large amplitude, without petticoats and held at the waist by a large elastic inside. Lining of the bustier in sky blue silk crepe. Most of the stitching is done by hand. Label in satin indicating Zandra Rhodès London, English Size 10, American Size 8. Clean, barely worn. Excellent condition of color and conservation. Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 40/42. Size indicated English Size 10, American Size 8 but seems larger. Height 141 cm Shoulders 40 cm Collar 26 cm Sleeves 56 cm Chest 100 cm Waist 76 cm Circumference of skirt 535 cm.


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  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: Equivalent French Size 40/42 (EU)
  • Style
    1980 (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
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  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent condition and color.
  • Seller Location
    Toulon, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU63339550832

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