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Jacques Cassia Haute Couture Taupe Brocade Corolle Tulip Skirt Dress - S, 1960s

$2,250

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Though his work has only recently begun to be appreciated, Lebanese designer Jacques Cassia was a familiar face among the jet-setting haute monde in the 1960s and 70s. This dress from the early 1960s is an extremely rare example of his early work, which paid homage to Dior's "corolle" designs; sculptural, refined and elegant it is a work of fashion art. Sleeveless scoop neck cocktail dress with deeply pleated, cutaway-panel faux wrap skirt lined in heavyweight pellon for stiff, “stand-away” silhouette. Looped self bow at left hip and stiff self belt with rear hook at loop closure. Rear zipper closure with top hook and loop; bodice lined in acetate. Fully hand-finished. fabric: silk satin brocade, acetate, heavyweight pellon noteworthy: dry clean only alterations: secured rear skirt seam and waist bow condition: very good with one shadow of a spot near right breast (see photo) measurements: neckline opening: 12 ½” across shoulders: 15 ½” from outer strap edge to edge bust: 37” waist: 26” bodice length: 15” from shoulder hips: free skirt length: 26” total length: 41” from shoulder; 34” from underarm sweep: 62” hem: 3” belt: tapered from 1” - 2 ½” W x 30” L label: Jacques Cassia Haute Couture (Beyrouth); “Dynasty (HK)” brand fabric selvedge size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size small

Details

  • Designer
  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: none; comparable to size S (US)Bust: 37 in. (93.98 cm)Waist: 26 in. (66.04 cm)Shoulder to Hem: 41 in. (104.14 cm)
  • Style
    Tulip (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
    Lebanon
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Pellon-lined for stand-away stiffness
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. One shadow of a spot near right breast (see photo).
  • Seller Location
    Tucson, AZ
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 0811.09.165.51stDibs: LU86434979773

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    Ships From: Tucson, AZ
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