1960'S PIERRE BALMAIN haute couture velvet gown with embroidery & beading

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Stunning jet black velvet haute couture gown with large cream satin sleeves decorated with embroidery and beadwork designed by Pierre Balmain dating to the 1960's. Approximate measurements: shoulder 15, bust 38", waist 34", hips 38" and length 60". Center back zipper. Lined. Made in France. Very good condition with some bead loss and hint of discoloration on sleeves. Overall the dress looks excellent and considering the age and delicate nature of the gown, it is in excellent condition.

Details

  • Condition
    Good. Some missing beads.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    60 in. L
    152 cm L
  • Bust
    38 in. (97 cm)
  • Waist
    34 in. (86 cm)
  • Hip
    38 in. (97 cm)
  • Length
    60 in. (152 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    AU131110812272
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