Vintage Travilla ' Flames ' Gown

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From acclaimed designer William Travilla a stunning silk gown comprised of layers of pointed red silk 'flames'. He is famous for among other things creating Marilyn Monroe's iconic subway vent blowing dress for the movie The Seven Year Itch. This dress is strapless with a boned bodice, piped cinched waist and a full skirt both with rows and layers of pointed ruffles all edges stitch finished- very work intensive. The bodice flames point up and on the skirt portion they point down. It has a back zipper and is fully lined in red silk.
Excellent, unworn condition.

Bust 34"
Waist 26"
Hips Open
Length 55"

Fits size Small, Extra Small.

Details

  • Designer
    Travilla
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Material Notes
    Silk, Cut work, Ruffle, Boned, Piping
  • Condition
    New or Never Worn
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU511222074
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