Balestra Rome Couture Vintage 1960s Ombre Silk Chiffon Dress

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Stunning 1960's Italian Couture sheath dress from the Roman couturier Balestra. Pieces by Renato Balestra are very hard to find, especially examples of his earlier work like this dress.

This blue silk dress features an asymmetrical one-shoulder design with a sheer silk chiffon ombre dip dyed wrap attached under the armpit on one side of the dress. Back metal zip and hook closure and back slit.

The inside of the dress is stitched by hand and features a boned bodice and structured waistband.

A rare and gorgeous piece!

Details

  • Material Notes
    Silk, Ombre, Print, Drape, Stitch, Boned, Hook and eye, Seam, Waistband, Zip
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    42 in. L
    107 cm L
  • Marked Size
    Not Marked- Medium (US)
  • Bust
    36 in. (91 cm)
  • Waist
    28 in. (71 cm)
  • Hip
    37 in. (94 cm)
  • Length
    42 in. (107 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Sparks, NV
  • Reference Number
    AU130819386360
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

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Located in Sparks, NV

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