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Hèrmes Frontaux et Cocardes Limited edition silk dress, circa 1968

About the Item

Since 1937, Hermès has called upon artists to create art on silk for their scarves, shirts and other signature pieces. The print for this elegant dress was conceived by the French artist Cathy Latham. For over forty-five years Latham has designed artwork for the Hermès house. "Frontaux et Cocardes", (Frontlets and Medallions) captures the atmosphere of equestrian traditions, which is so much at the core of the Hermès house. This limited edition dress is constructed from the characteristic Hèrmes weighty Brazilian silk twill supplied by Lyon textile manufacturer, Perrin and Fils. It features long sleeves with three silk covered buttons on each barrel cuffs. Fastening with a metal zip down to the lower part of the back, this dress has a round neckline, is fully line with a viscose material. In keeping with Hermès's exquisite craftsmanship, the dress is couture finished Stylist notes A classic dress to be team with high heels and minimal jewelry.
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    Length: 35 in (88.9 cm)Marked Size: S (EU)Bust: 32 in (81.28 cm)Waist: 29 in (73.66 cm)Hip: 29 in (73.66 cm)
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    Wear consistent with age and use. Bust: 32inch/81.2cm Waist: 29inch/73.2cm Hip: 34inch/86.4cm Sleeves: 23inch/58.5cm Total length: 35inch/89cm.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU917120187592
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