Jean Patou Velvet Dress, Circa 1968  For Sale
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Jean Patou Velvet Dress, Circa 1968


Perfect for everything from cocktail parties to dinners, this wonderful 60’s Jean Patou “little black dress” has a “dirndl” feel. Constructed in black velvet, the dress features puffed shoulders and a ruffled mate silk taffeta around the sleeves and at the bottom. Black braiding trims all around the piece defines a frame and adds an elegant contrasting texture to the dress. Fully lined, it fastens with an internal silk satin belt, a zip and eight round buttons down the front. Fits approx. : US 0-4 / FR 34-36 Measurements (taken flat) : Width (shoulder to shoulder) approx. 39.5 cm (15.6 inches) Width (armpit to armpit) approx. 49 cm (19.3 inches) Waist approx. 31.5 cm (12.4 inches) Length (shoulder to waist) approx. 40 cm (15.7 inches) Length (waist to hem) approx. 62 cm (24.4 inches) Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 103 cm (40.6 inches) Sleeve length approx. 33.6 cm (13.2 inches) Total length approx. 106 cm (41.7 inches) This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.


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  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    ButtonZipTaffetaHook and eyePassementerieBraidWaistbandTexturedVelvetSilk
  • Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    D 41.7 in.D 105.92 cm
  • Waist
    24.8 in. (63 cm)
  • Length
    41.7 in. (105.92 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    40.6 in. (103.13 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Geneva, CH
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