1920's French Heavily-Embroidered Metallic Floral Silk Drop-Waist Flapper Dress

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Breathtaking 1920's museum quality silk-satin evening dance dress. The ethereal colorful floral pattern touches a deep chord in our collective aesthetic consciousness. As fashion lovers, we never tire from metallic embroidery; it will always be fresh to modern eyes. 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 designs are done completely by hand. The flattering drop-waist silhouette with side panels 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:36 inches
Hips:40 inches
Total Length:44 inches

This antique dress is in excellent condition with no notable holes, discoloration or tears. The garment slips over the head and there is beautiful hand-stitching throughout. This piece is over 90 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU309199102
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