Gorgeous 1920's French dance dress in the iconic 'robe de style' silhouette made famous by Jeanne Lanvin. I wouldn't be surprised if this creation was by a famous designer, as it has all the hallmarks of a couture piece from this era. The dress is fashioned in the highest quality mid-weight black silk with a divine Chantilly-lace overlay. The metallic gold print lamé ribbon adds the perfect amount of shimmer to this luxury treasure. The three dimensional pink rose appliqué garden, which has been embroidered by hand, must have taken weeks to complete. The sleeveless bodice is cut slim and close-fitting, while the skirt rather exaggerated. The fullness in the skirt is a result of built-in panniers at each side. We added many pictures so you can appreciate and understand the rare workmanship.
Bust: 31 inches
Waist: 26 inches
Total Length: 48 inches
This antique French dance dress is in excellent condition with no notable alternations, stains or discoloration. Presents beautifully. Garment slips over the head with left side metal hand-set closures. Only signs of wear are some little holes to the lace which are not noticeable when worn. Age related wear to the embroidered trimming. Please message for detailed pictures. This stunning garment is over 90 years old and is truly spectacular.