Gabrielle Chanel Haute Couture Three Piece Skirt Suit, Circa 1968-1970

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A refined classic skirt suit, labelled and numbered n° 48765 and n° 48767. This timeless piece of Chanel haute couture is composed of a jacket, a skirt and a blouse. The blouse is made of dark blue silk chiffon, with an optional tie, while the jacket and skirt are made from an ivory silk faille fabric. Dark blue stitching details and delicate braid decorate the jacket. It fastens with three gold and dark blue engraved buttons, while the skirt has a zip on the side. The blouse closes with buttons in the back. Two golden buttons ornate each sleeve. The traditional Chanel gilt chain is sewn at the hem of the jacket. Whether worn together or mixed with modern pieces, this suit is a collectible addition to any wardrobe.

Fits approx. : US 4-8 (small US 38) / FR 36-40 (small FR 40)

Measurements :
Jacket ->
Width (shoulder to shoulder) approx. 35 cm (13.8 inches)
Sleeve length approx. 60 cm (23.6 inches)
Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 53.5 cm (21.1 inches)
Blouse ->
Width (shoulder to shoulder) approx. 34 cm (13.4 inches)
Sleeve length approx. 58.7 cm (23.1 inches)
Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 57 cm (22.4 inches)
Skirt ->
Waist approx. 69 cm (27.2 inches)
Length (waist to hem) approx. 63 cm (24.8 inches)
Optional tie ->
11.5 x 58.5 cm (4.5 x 23 inches)

This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.

Details

  • Designer
    Chanel
  • Brand
    Chanel
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Material Notes
    Silk, Braid, Chain, Soutache, Stitch, Tie, Button, Cuff, Zip
  • Condition
    Excellent. Tiny tear in the silk chiffon on one of the blouse sleeves which could be easily repaired..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    Geneva, Switzerland
  • Reference Number
    LU560671302
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