1980's Michael Schmidt Handmade Chainmail Dress

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Vintage dress from Michael Schmidt dates to the late 1980's and is made of metal O-rings that are hand-woven together, resulting in chainmail that hugs the body. V-neck front and back. Unlined. No closures. Please note that although no tag is present identifying the designer of the garment, this piece has been authenticated by the artist himself. He stated that less than eight of these dresses were ever made. This is a rare and collectible dress.

No size label. Garment would fit approximately anywhere from a US size 0-6.
Details
Designer
Michael Schmidt
Brand
Michael Schmidt
Place of Origin
United States
Period
1980-1989
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU169787472
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