Chanel Haute Couture Ballgown, Point d'esprit & Silk

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About

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"

Details

  • Designer
    Karl Lagerfeld
  • Brand
    Chanel Haute Couture
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    56 in. L
    142 cm L
  • Bust
    36 in. (91 cm)
  • Waist
    27 in. (69 cm)
  • Length
    56 in. (142 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    New Hope, PA
  • Reference Number
    LU471231552
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