1920's Goupy Haute-Couture Tangerine Silk & Metallic-Gold Lace Flapper Dress

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Goupy Paris was one of the elite couture houses operating during the magical Art-Deco era. This breathtaking garment, all hand-stitched, is fashioned in vibrant tangerine silk-chiffon and metallic-gold lace. The garment's avant-garde unstructured style is so modern; the fine couture fabrics are a treasure trove of antique textiles. The exacting perfection of the tangerine color is beyond compare, while the gossamer delicacy of the metallic-gold spiderweb lace inserts has a magical allure. We are excited to add close detail pictures so one can appreciate the masterful achievement. The scoopneck sleeveless bodice is so flattering and effortless to wear. What a magnificent dress for a stylish woman who uses her beauty and clothing as the material from which to create a work of art. Museum quality!

Measurements
Bust:36 inches
Hips:39 inches
Total Length:42 inches

This 1920's Goupy French Couture flapper dress is in excellent wearable condition with some minor wear. After close inspection we found some breaks to the metallic lace, watermarks by the waistline and mended shoulders. This rare museum quality garment is truly exquisite and an investment piece that will only increase in value.

Details

  • Designer
    Goupy
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3091899623
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