Rare Thierry Mugler A/W 1997-1998 Paris Haute Couture Medieval Gown

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Hi drama and boldly stylish defines this A/W 1997-1998 Haute Couture Thierry Mugler ballgown. (identical gown shown in runway photos). Designed with medieval inspiration boasting high cowl neckline encircling around and dramatically dropping in back with plush faux sable fur trim. Sleeveless on one side and a oversized long slender wide bell sleeve also trimmed in plush faux sable. Mermaid silhouette with faux fur trim at hemline extending into a stunning long fantail train. A fabulous fantasy gown, inspired by the style of the Middle Ages.

Fashioned of a weighty black and gold jacquard brocade with a subtle hint of reddish tint. The 1990's Thierry Mugler collections were dramatic, extravagant with extreme definable sculptural appeal and fashion impact. This gown is an excellent and a one-of-a-kind piece ... in a marvelous medieval style ... and fabulous as a wearable, collectible or museum acquisition.

Size: 38; bust: to 34"; waist: 26"; hips: 34"; front length: approx 57"; back length: approx 74"

Condition: excellent; a very substantial weighty garment; custom made with no wear.

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  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU196340762
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