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1950's Eleanora Garnett Italian Couture Blue Purple Pleated Chiffon Party Dress

$1,600

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An incredibly grand and timeless full-skirt party dress by the Italian Couture House of Eleanora Garnett. The House of Garnett had elegant high-end boutiques in both Rome and New York during the 1950's. Her ready-to-wear pieces are hard to find but her couture creations, like this one, are extremely rare. I love the unique cobalt-blue and purple color combinations which in itself is so innovative. The fabric is a luxurious light weight micro-pleated silk chiffon with iridescent taffeta lining. The low-plunge sweetheart boned bodice has a flattering shawl-halter design. A nipped waist circle-skirt, with eye-catching asymmetric draping, finished this garment off with the perfect "New Look" vixen vibe. This beautiful Italian creation is pure wearable art at its best. Measurements Bust:35-36 inches Waist:27 inches Hips:Free Sweep Total Length top to waist:46 inches This stunning Eleanora Garnett haute-couture dress is in excellent condition with no rips, fade or alternations. The inside is immaculate, fully-boned and all hand-finished. Perfectly working side metal-zipper. Only signs of wear are a pin-hole and a faint spot on the circle skirt. Please message for detailed pictures. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

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  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Length: 46 in. (116.84 cm)Bust: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Waist: 27 in. (68.58 cm)
  • Style
    New Look (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Pleating, Boning
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3098706132

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    Ships From: Beverly Hills, CA
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