1920's Elegant French Metallic-Gold Pleated Lame Floral Drop-Waist Flapper Dress

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Breathtaking 1920's museum-quality metallic gold-lame evening dance dress. The ethereal color palette touches a deep chord in our collective aesthetic consciousness. As fashion lovers, we never tire from antique metallics; they will always be fresh to modern eyes. It is in wonderful wearable condition; something that is becoming a rarity as time goes by. The lame is even more amazing when you realize that the skirt is all hand-pleated. The red-floral woven bodice adds another degree of charm that is irresistible. This is one of the best 1920's pieces I have ever seen and I would not be surprised to learn that it was a custom piece from one of the haute-couture Paris houses at the time. Making a bold and dramatic fashion statement, this could have been worn in Boardwalk Empire at the end of 1924.

Measurements
Bust:33 inches
Hips:36 inches
Total Length:42 inches

This antique dress is in excellent condition with no notable stains,holes or tears. There is hand-stitching throughout. The fabric is unlined and slips over the head to wear. There is perhaps a slightest darkening here and there to the lame. This piece is over 90 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    AU131007309741
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