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Chanel Point d'esprit and Silk Runway Worn Haute Couture Ballgown


Classic and elegant, this stunning dress from the 1988 Chanel couture runway is a timeless design style. There is an amazing pleated silk bodice with a slightly lowered waistline. The bodice is trimmed with horizontal bands of pleated silk taffeta ruffles. These ruffles run vertically from the waist to the hem of the exquisite point d'esprit ball skirt. The fine black tulle has woven dots and applied three dimensional chenille dots. The skirt has a black silk taffeta underskirt. The boned bodice is lined in black silk. There is a center back metal zipper concealed by three velvet bows. The dress bears the atelier runway label and the collection date. It is in excellent condition. Measurements; Bust 36" Waist 27" Length center back to hem 56"


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  • Dimensions

    D 56 in.

    D 142.24 cm

  • Marked size
    Small-Medium (EU)
  • Bust
    36 in. (91.44 cm)
  • Waist
    27 in. (68.58 cm)
  • Length
    56 in. (142.24 cm)
  • Seller location
    New Hope, PA
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