Chanel haute couture black gown, circa 1974

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This dramatic Chanel haute couture dress is constructed in beautiful black silk georgette broderie anglaise, with a lining in the skirt and bust for opacity. The wrap front creates a flattering low-cut neckline, while a black organza belt with a bow can be worn on the waist. Trimmed to the neckline and hem in cascading layers of black silk organza, this dress is a superb example of Chanel's elegant, thirties inspired glamour in the 1970s and will make a stunning choice for a red carpet event.

Constructed in black broderie anglaise georgette
Featuring black silk organza ruffles and belt
Concealed zip fastening to the front and hook and eyes on the waistline
Excellent condition with the original label, lining and fastenings
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Bust: 98cm
Waist: 67cm
Hip: 98cm
Length: 154cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size S

Details

  • Designer
    Chanel
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU7241580483
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