Vintage 1950's Florilege Balmain Ivory Silk Embroidered Cocktail Dress

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Vintage 1950's Florilege Balmain Ivory Silk Embroidered Cocktail Dress. Florilege was Balmain's ready to wear line that brought couture styling to the everyday woman. Silk satin fabric in light beige / sand and ivory with beige, taupe, and metallic gold embroidery. Metal side zipper, fitted bodice, dropped waist seam, semi-full skirt. Excellent vintage condition from the 1950's with some very light markings at dress hem (as pictured) and a few spots near front waist seam. Does not detract when worn and gets lost in embroiderey. Handwritten tag inside reads "robe balancelle". This garment was retailed at Eatons Canada Ensemble Shop. Approximate size USA 8. To fit 35" at bust, 28" waist, semi full hip. Shoulder to hem 43" when laid flat.

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Details
Designer
Balmain
Brand
Balmain
Place of Origin
France
Period
1950-1959
Material Notes
Silk, Embroidery
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location
Toronto, Canada
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU2032354163
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