Iconic Bob Mackie Evening Gown Embellished Black Silk Sleeveless Sz10 80s

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This fabulous evening gown was made by Bob Mackie in 1982, around the time he opened his ready-to-wear boutique. Made from black silk, it's covered in tons of black jet beads and features a braid of silver and gold beads and white rhinestones at the chest and down through the front. Corset construction with boning at the bodice and bustier strap, too. So chic! In excellent condition for its age, we note a few missing beads at the back, hard to see unless closely inspecting. Please note that the original owner added the shoulder straps to this piece, which can easily be removed by the new owner. Tagged size 10, it measures, taken flat: bust - 38in, waist - 28in, hips - 38in, length - 55in.

Details

  • Designer
    Bob Mackie
  • Brand
    Bob Mackie
  • In the Style Of
    Contemporary
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Material Notes
    Silk
  • Condition
    Excellent. Some missing beads here and there, hard to see unless closely inspecting; shoulder straps were added by original owned and can easily be removed..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Altered (not by designer).
  • Dimensions
    55 in. L
    140 cm L
  • Marked Size
    10 (US)
  • Bust
    38 in. (97 cm)
  • Waist
    28 in. (71 cm)
  • Hip
    38 in. (97 cm)
  • Length
    55 in. (140 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Port Saint Lucie, FL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU40722725933
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