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Hartnell Haute Couture Beaded Cocktail Dress, Circa 1960



Late 60's Norman Hartnell couture beaded black wool cocktail dress made of three pleated tiers falling in a graceful cascade. Embellished with beautiful black diamond-shape and black round sequins, the dress closes with a zip, a hook and nine tiny press studs on the left side. Fully lined in black silk. Of outstanding craftsmanship this piece is looking simple but in fact so refined ! Fits approx. : US 4-8 / FR 38-40 Measurements (taken flat) : Bust approx. 86-92 cm (33.9-36.2 inches) Hips approx. 92-94 cm (36.2- 37 inches) Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 98 cm (38.6 inches) Total length approx. 102 cm (40.2 inches) This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.


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  • Dimensions
    Length: 40.2 in. (102.11 cm)Shoulder to Hem: 38.6 in. (98.05 cm)
  • Place of Origin
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  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Tree or four missing sequins (not really visible).
  • Seller Location
    Geneva, CH
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 1DJD02541stDibs: LU5601178432

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    $50 Standard Parcel Shipping
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    Ships From: Geneva, Switzerland
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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