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French Beaded and sequins embroidered Couture Flapper Dress Circa 1925



Circa 1925 France Astonishing flapper ballgown in powder pink cotton veil embroidered with spangles, pearls and sequins dating from the Art Deco Period around 1925. Tubular silhouette with small sleeveless neckline and with seam delimiting the hips. Spectacular knotted braid effect in trompe l'oeil at the neckline and undulating on the bottom of the skirt. Embroidery on the bottom in vermiculé with translucent glass beads giving a sanded effect. Gold and silver effect for the trompe l'oeil in embroidery of silver tubular sequins and gold and silver metallic spangles. The trompe l'oeil knots or braids were honored in France by Jean Patou and Coco Chanel in particular. No under-dress which probably included a Parisian couturier label. No defects, excellent resistance of the embroidered cotton veil. Excellent condition of color and conservation. Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 36 France Height 90 cm Armholes 46 cm Shoulders 37 cm Chest 86 cm Hips 90 cm Circumference of the skirt 216 cm.


  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: Equivalent French Size 36 (EU)
  • Style
    1925 (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent Condition and Color.
  • Seller Location
    Toulon, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU63338786551

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