1960s Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Lesage Embroidered Lace Dress

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An impeccable and rare 1960s Pierre Balmain silk and lace haute couture dress with hand embroidered blue and silver colored glass beads. The dress has a high neckline with scalloped edges that gently covers the collarbone. A transparent top layer stretch across the upper chest and into long tapered sleeves. The pearl embroidery is randomly scattered across the bust and lower part of the dress but forms an intricate pattern incasing the body. The transparent lace has a delicate leopard print.

The dress has a complimenting powder pink silk lining and a metal back zipper and single button closure in the back.

The dress is couture numbered: 173001

The size of the dress corresponds to a modern size Ekstra Small
Details
Designer
Pierre Balmain
Place of Origin
France
Period
1960-1969
Condition
Excellent. The dress is in an overall excellent vintage condition, but please note the dress does show minor sign of wear consistent with age and use, and a few original beads have come off - nothing noticeable when worn .
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
35.43 in. L
90 cm L
Bust
34.65 in. (88 cm)
Waist
28.35 in. (72 cm)
Hip
31.5 in. (80 cm)
Length
35.43 in. (90 cm)
Shoulder to Hem
28.35 in. (72 cm)
Dealer Location
Copenhagen, Denmark
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU13321079872
Address
Time's Up Vintage
Krystalgade 4
Copenhagen 1172
DK
+45 89883864
1stdibs Dealer since 2015 Located in Copenhagen, DK
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