1920's Art-Deco Embroidered Beaded Silk-Chiffon Flapper Dress

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Breathtaking 1920's museum quality silk-chiffon evening dance dress. The ethereal black & blue color palette touches a deep chord in our collective aesthetic consciousness. As fashion lovers, we never tire from antique beadwork & embroidery; they will always be fresh to modern eyes. Glossy jet-black beads are mixed with brilliant blue geometric patterns. It is in utterly pristine condition; something that is becoming more and more of a rarity as time goes by. All that work is even more amazing when you realize the art-deco swirl pattern is done by hand. The matching silk-taffeta, drop-waist sash adds another degree of charm. Making a bold and dramatic fashion statement, this could have been worn in Boardwalk Empire at the end of 1924.

Measurements
Bust:41 inches
Hips:42 inches
Total Length:43 inches

This antique dress is in excellent condition with no notable holes, discoloration or tears. There is hand-stitching throughout. I wouldn't be surprised if this creation was by a famous designer, as it has all the hallmarks of a couture piece from the era. This piece is over 90 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    AU130707309625
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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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