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James Galanos Silk Chiffon Purple Polka Dot Vintage Dress w Silver Sequins



This is a sensational rare vintage James Galanos purple polka dot silk chiffon dress with silver beaded sequins and heavy pleats. The long sleeve semi sheer over dress has knife pleating held in place by swirling lines of sewn-in beads through sequins! This continues on the bishop sleeves, with pleats and more sequins! This gorgeous dress zips in the back, and goes over a slip dress that is nude with an overlayment of the same purple and white polka dot fabric! The under dress zips up the side. It seems like the under dress may have been altered, taken in slightly at the bust. It looks as if it can be undone if desired. Circa late 1970's and purchased at the high end boutique, Martha. We estimate this to fit a modern day size 8/10 but please review the measurements. Under dress measurements: BUST: 40" WAIST: Free HIPS: 46" LENGTH: 57" Over dress: SHOULDERS:15" SLEEVES: 24"


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  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: Estimate 8/10 see measurements (US)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 28171stDibs: LU22325938472

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    Ships From: Portland, OR
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