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John Galliano Corset-Laced Damask and Mongolian Lamb Bias Gown, 2002

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**Please note we will be out of the country April 24 - May 7, 2018 and unable to ship purchases until we return to our offices May 8.** Part of Galliano's eponymous collection, this gown was worn on the runway by Alek Wek in 2002. A sculptural statement piece, it demonstrates Galliano's "more is more" design philosophy in color, pattern, fabric and embellishment and stands in a class by itself. Bias cut mermaid gown with 17 deep skirt gores for maximum ankle sweep. Gown hangs from a lattice of fringed pom-pom trim crisscrossed at bust to form shoulder straps; corset-style lace-up front and back with 40” tails tipped in coyote. Fringe crisscrosses again across front and rear hips to accentuate hourglass shape. 26 covered loop button closure plus top hook and eye at left seam; unlined. fabric: metallic silk damask, coyote fur, Mongolian lamb fur noteworthy: dry clean only alterations: none condition: mint measurements: neckline opening: 8 ¼” from inside strap edge to edge bust: 34” waist: 30” hips: to 38” length: 66” from shoulder (including 8” Mongolian lamb trim) sweep: 202” hem: 2 ½” label: John Galliano size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size extra small - small due to forgiving bias cut

Details

  • Period
  • Material notes

    Lame

    Laces

    Iridescent

    Paisley

    Fringe

    Silk

    Weave

    Changeante

    Lamb

    Damask

    Bias

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Marked size
    comparable to XS - S (US)
  • Seller location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Seller reference number
    0918.12.001
  • Reference number
    LU86433329593

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