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Vintage 1970 Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Purple Velvet Gown & Full-Length Cape

$4,200

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Breathtaking Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture royal purple velvet and black silk 'Copenhague' ensemble dating back to his opulent 1970 fall-winter collection. This iconic designer created a very sculptural quality which was always allied with a ladylike essence. His garments have a body and a shape of their own. This absolutely stunning formal gown is fashioned from the most luxurious materials and of the finest craftsmanship. The 3-dimensional large scale graphic circles trimmed in rich black velvet create the perfect amount of drama to this timeless showstopper. The matching full length cape is a statement piece in it's own right. The flattering a-line column construction finished this masterpiece off with the wonderful regal vibe. I totally see this iconic ensemble gliding down the red carpet. The pictures say it all. Measurements Bust: 34-35 inches Waist: 32 inches Hips: up to 42 inches Total Length:56 inches This 1970 Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture 'Copenhague' numbered 153515 ensemble is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. The insides are immaculate, fully lined and all hand-finished. Perfectly working back handset metal zipper. Highly wearable museum quality formal set and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

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  • Designer
  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Bust: 35 in. (88.9 cm)Waist: 32 in. (81.28 cm)Hip: 42 in. (106.68 cm)
  • Style
    1970's (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3093752123

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