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
Period
Early 20th Century
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Beverly Hills, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU309199102
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