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James Purcell Stunning Vintage Origami Fan Dress

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Absolutely incredible vintage James Purcell yellow dress! Features origami like fan bust, with a full skirt. Attached sash can be worn a number of ways. There was an impressive amount of construction put into this beauty. Purcell pieces STARTED at $5,000 in the 1980s/90s! Fabulous bright yellow color on 100% silk. In great condition. Marked size 10. Approximately size Medium Measurements: 38 inch bust 28 inch waist 30 inches from top back shoulder to hem

Details

  • Material notes

    Boned

    Hook and eye

    Eyelet

    Dart

    Collar

    Lettuce edging

    Zip

    Waistband

    Topstitching

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Marked size
    Medium (US)
  • Bust
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Waist
    28 in. (71.12 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    30 in. (76.2 cm)
  • Seller location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference number
    LU662238040

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