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Rare 1970s Norma Kamali OMO Vintage Butterfly Dress in Draped Teal Blue


This is an outstanding, rare vintage dress from one of our favorite designers, Norma Kamali. This Norma Kamali OMO butterfly dress is from 1978 and a version of this dress is in the MET museum. This dress has three tiers of gorgeous pleated fine rayon fabric that creates the effect of butterfly wings. It has a deep V neck both in the front and in the back and is in a lovely blue/teal color. Each tier has a 38" opening, the draping material and construction allow it to fit a range of sizes. It is unpinned on our size 2 mannequin. LENGTH from shoulder to side hem: 47" LENGTH from shoulder to front hem: 36"


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    Norma Kamali
  • Place of origin
    United States
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  • Condition
    Excellent. One small hole near the hem, very hard to see, as it is covered by layers of fabric. One small snag found..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller location
    Portland, OR
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