Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 12

A Pierre Cardin Black Couture Jersey Evening Dress Circa 1976/1978



Circa 1976/1978 France Beautiful evening dress Pierre Cardin Haute Couture in black silk jersey dating from the late 1970s. Crew neck dress in stretchy black silk jersey, with long bat sleeves decorated with two flowers with black silk petals and yellow pistil at the elbows. Interesting work of pleats on the lower back. Unlined, hand-sewn and woven white and black silk label indicating Pierre Cardin Paris. No defect. Very good condition of color and preservation. Measurement: Equivalent French size 36. Height 142 cm, shoulders 38 cm, waist size 70 cm, sleeves 57 cm, chest 91 cm, hips 87 cm.


  • Designer
  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: Equivalent French size 36 (EU)
  • Style
    1976/1978 (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very Good Condition and Color.
  • Seller Location
    Toulon, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU633311109172

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Ships From: Toulon, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn More

About the Designer

Pierre Cardin

Best known for creating groundbreaking fashion designs from the 1950s onward, Pierre Cardin enjoyed great success in other design fields, most notably furniture. Cardin’s chairs, cabinets, tables and other pieces share many of the keynotes of his clothing designs. They are simple, geometric, elegant and cool.

Cardin was born in a village near Venice, Italy, and raised in central France. Always interested in fashion, he left home at age 17 to train with a Vichy tailor. After the end of World War II, Cardin moved to Paris and worked for a succession of couture houses, before taking a job with Christian Dior in 1946. Cardin went solo in 1950, and quickly won attention for his novel style. Unlike Dior’s famous New Look, Cardin’s clothes de-emphasized a woman’s curves; his breakthrough pieces like the Bubble dress had, instead, a sculptural quality. In the following decade, Cardin introduced bright tunic dresses and shifts, marketed as the Space Age look and accessorized with vinyl hats and visors.

In the 1970s Cardin expanded his design work into furniture, jewelry and automobiles. (Later, licensing agreements would put Cardin’s name on goods ranging from perfume to sunglasses.) Cardin’s furniture pieces — inspired, perhaps, by the rediscovery of Art Deco design in that decade — feature simple, symmetrical forms, lacquer and figured veneer finishes, and accents in metals such as aluminum and brass.

Whether you are looking for a vintage cocktail dress or a chest of drawers to keep it in, as you will see on 1stDibs, Pierre Cardin offers an option in either that is timelessly chic.

About the Seller
Located in Toulon, France
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 2010
1stDibs seller since 2017
277 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 1 hour
More From This Seller
  • A French Pierre Cardin Couture Peplum Evening Dress in Silk Circa 1975/85
    By Pierre Cardin, Pierre Cardin Couture
    Located in Toulon, FR
    Circa 1975/1985 France Astonishing evening Peplum dress in silk jersey playing with the bichromy of Yin and Yang, and signed by Pierre Cardin Prestige dating from the early 1980s. F...

    1970s Evening Dresses

  • Pierre Cardin Batwing Sleeves Dress
    By Pierre Cardin
    Located in Toulon, FR
    Early 1980. France. Pearly red dress from Pierre Cardin, in polyester satin, inner lining in red viscose. Under skirt held by two black presses inside the dress. Large three quart...

    1980s Cocktail Dresses

  • A Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Red Silk strapless Cocktail Dress, Circa 1980
    By Pierre Cardin Couture
    Located in Toulon, FR
    Circa 1980 France Pierre Cardin Haute Couture strapless cocktail dress in red bubbled silk. Skirt of the short dress on the front of the long dress on the back. Borders of the skir...

    1980s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

  • A Christian Dior-Marc Bohan Little Black Dress numbered 15843 Spring Summer 1982
    By Christian Dior
    Located in Toulon, FR
    Spring Summer 1982 Collection France Haute Couture or cocktail little black dress in muslin and Caudry lace from the designer house Christian Dior directed by Marc Bohan. Straight d...

    1980s Evening Dresses

  • A Nicole Groult / Paul Poiret Evening Dress in Velvet and Rhinestones Circa 1935
    Located in Toulon, FR
    Circa 1935 France Rare long collector's evening dress, French Haute Couture by Nicole Groult, famous sister of Paul Poiret and dating from the 1935s. Sleeveless dress in carmine red...

    1930s Evening Dresses

  • Printed jersey dress by Jules-François Crahay for Lanvin Circa 1972
    By Jeanne Lanvin
    Located in Toulon, FR
    Circa 1972 France Modernist long dress in acetate jersey printed with ethnic motifs in strong polychromy by Jules-François Crahay for the House of Lanvin dating from the 1970s. Str...

    1970s Aesthetic Day Dresses

You May Also Like

1970's Pierre Cardin Mod Structured Wool Navy Blue A Line Dress
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Carmel by the Sea, CA
Vintage 1970's wool dress has a back zipper closure, button closures at the cuffs, decorative bow at the shoulder, A-line silhouette, and ruching at the sleeves. Dress has some norma...

1970s Evening Dresses

PIERRE CARDIN c.1980's Black & Ivory Color-Block Wool Long Sleeve Shift Dress
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Thiensville, WI
Vintage Pierre Cardin c.1980's black and ivory color-block wool cocktail dress. Long sleeve shift style. Crew neckline. Stylized curved princess seams. Center back zipper closure. Ce...

1980s Cocktail Dresses

PIERRE CARDIN c.1960’s Mod Space Age Black Drop Waist Dress Accordion Pleating
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Thiensville, WI
PIERRE CARDIN c.1960’s Mod Space Age Black Drop Waist Dress Accordion Pleating Circa: 1960’s Label(s): Pierre Cardin Paris New York, The Needle Craft Atlantic City Designer: Pierre ...

1960s Casual Dresses

Pierre Cardin 1970s Midi Dress with Cut out Hem
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Water Mill, NY
A fabulous black wool midi dress from Pierre Cardin. It has long sleeves, a crew neckline with a silk bow at the top of a front circular cut out. There are front and back yokes and t...

1970s Day Dresses

Pierre Cardin 1970s Cut out Dress
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Water Mill, NY
A midi length black wool dress from Pierre Cardin. It has long sleeves with a tear drop shape cut out at the chest then it flares subtly to the mid calf. It has a center front slit...

1970s Day Dresses

Vintage Pierre Cardin Chrome Metal Necklace Dress with Metal Cuffs 1968
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Pierre Cardin black wool cocktail dress that features an attached chrome metal necklace and bracelet cuffs, slim body, center front slit, center back zipper and below the kne...

1960s Day Dresses

1960's PIERRE CARDIN haute couture wool shift dress with circular cut-outs
By Pierre Cardin
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Black wool, haute couture dress with circular cut-outs lined with red wool, designed by Pierre Cardin dating to the late 1960's. Sleek shape falls from the shoulders to the hem skimm...

Late 20th Century Day Dresses

Iconic Vintage Pierre Cardin 1960s 60s Black Wool Cut - Out Dress w/ Bow
By Pierre Cardin
Located in San Diego, CA
Iconic and rare! 1960s Pierre Carding black wool midi dress! A sleek design, witha slight A-Line fit that looks incredible on the body! Chic cut-out above bust, adorned with a silk ...

1960s Cocktail Dresses

1960s Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Space Age Mod Black Wool Vintage 60s Dress
By Pierre Cardin
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare and Iconic 1960s PIERRE CARDIN Haute Couture black Space Age midi dress! Features panels of lined black wool that look amazing with movement! Fitted bodice with a flattering A-L...

1960s Evening Dresses

1980s Pierre Cardin Black Vintage Dress W Button Details Lined In Silk
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Portland, OR
This is a vintage Pierre Cardin take on the little black dress! This black wool crepe shift dress has two rows of snaps crossing diagonally from the left shoulder and waist to the un...

1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Featured in Pride

By Andy Warhol
Located in Aventura, FL
From the Ladies and Gentlemen Portfolio. Screenprint in colors on arches paper. Hand signed and numbered by the artist on verso. AP edition of 25. Published by Luciano Anselmino,...

1970s Pop Art Figurative Prints


Paper, Screen

Gold "LOVE" Ring by Robert Indiana
By Robert Indiana
Located in Chicago, IL
“LOVE” RING BY ROBERT INDIANA United States, 1969 Gilded brass Weight 17.5 gr., US size 6.5, UK size N This cast ring of gilded brass has a wide flat hoop that is textured on th...

Vintage 1960s Modernist Fashion Rings



Graffiti Artist Keith Haring, Color 17 x 22" Exhibition Photograph LGBTQ+ Pride
By Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
Graffiti and visual artist Keith Haring photographed with one of his paintings in April 1984. One of Mitchell's most beautiful color photographs. This exhibition print is 17 x 22". C...

1980s Pop Art Color Photography


Archival Pigment

Mel Fillini in Frame #2 [Male Nude in Cartouche]
By George Platt Lynes
Located in New York, NY
Mel Fillini in Frame #2 [Male Nude in Cartouche] 1954 George Platt Lynes studio stamp in black ink, verso Vintage gelatin silver print 5.625 x 9 inches (14.3 x 22.9 cm) Contact g...

1950s Contemporary Photography


Silver Gelatin

Lula Chair, Ivory Bouclé & Natural Wood Chair by Christian Siriano
By Christian Siriano
Located in New York, NY
Made to order bouclé and wood chair designed by Christian Siriano. Base: Natural Maple Fabric for seat/back cushion: Ivory Bouclé Measures: Overall depth: 28” Overall hei...

2010s American Modern Chairs


Bouclé, Maple

Recently Viewed

View More

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery