1950's Madame Gres Metallic Rose-Print Silk Draped-Bubble Dress

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Madame Gres felt that the true job of the couturier was not to create a name for one's self, as many designers do, but to pay rigorous attention to the clothing.This stunning dove-gray metallic rose-garden silk garment has so much detail,you can tell it was made with loving devotion.The bodice is a sheer-illusion plunge with sculpted cap-sleeves.The beautiful draped bubble full skirt shows the "new look" influence of the era.

Measurements
Bust:37-38 inches
Waist:28 inches
Hips:Free Sweep
Total Length:46 inches

This vintage couture dress is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes.Perfectly working back metal-zipper.Only sign of wear is slight discoloration to the velvet-ribbon. This item is over 50 years old and is truly stunning!
Details
Designer
Madame Alix Gres
Place of Origin
France
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Beverly Hills, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU12033030913
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