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Lanvin haute couture black dress, Spring/Summer 1938


An incredible piece of Lanvin haute couture, this black silk dress is an elegant option for the red carpet or special occasion. The long sleeves are striped with powder blue silk around the cuffs and embellished with silver metallic thread and sequins, ivory beads and fabric-matched buttons. With a streamline silhouette and flattering square neckline, this dress is a fantastic example of how contemporary vintage haute couture can be. Constructed in black silk Featuring powder blue stripes with silver sequin embellishment and fabric-matched buttons on the cuffs Zip fastening to the side with press-studs on the shoulder Excellent condition with some signs of wear to the silk and bears the original label and fastenings. Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece Shoulder: 45cm Bust: 92cm Waist: 81cm Hip: 106cm Length: 124cm Sleeve: 55cm We estimate this piece to be a UK size M


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