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1930's Chanel Haute Couture Black Velvet Halter Gown


Incredible 1930's jet black velvet Chanel Haute Couture gown. Halter neckline with ruching throughout bust. Fitted through bust and skim the waist and hips, with a very slight mermaid skirt and very small train. Oversized bow at back, under button closures. Interior corset. Totally hand finished couture details throughout. Chanel Haute Couture label. Original owner a Montreal resident of Canada who traveled to Paris twice a year for the latest fashions. The photo was part of the original archive. Excellent vintage condition overall, halter strap has minor repaired. Unique opportunity to own one of the rarest and most sought after early vintage Chanel items, museum quality and wearable if you so chose. Fits like a US size 6-8. Bust 34" Waist 29" Sips 38" Length 53"


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    D 53 in.

    D 134.62 cm

  • Bust
    34 in. (86.36 cm)
  • Waist
    29 in. (73.66 cm)
  • Hip
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Length
    53 in. (134.62 cm)
  • Seller location
    Toronto, CA
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