1950's Pierre Balmain Black Silk Taffeta and Chiffon Cocktail Dress

1950's Pierre Balmain Black Silk Taffeta and Chiffon Cocktail Dress

$3,900.00

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This is a gorgeous piece of fashion history from the 55,000 Dresses Collection. This little black dress was designed by famous luxury French couturier Pierre Balmain who founded this fashion house in 1949.

The black silk taffeta cocktail dress has a full skirt and beautiful silk chiffon layer covering the bodice and twisting over the shoulder to comprise the strap. The under bodice is a sweetheart neckline that is covered by black layer of silk chiffon. The waist of the bodice is an intricate weaving technique that weaves the silk chiffon through the taffeta. A small bow completes the bodice design under the breasts. The bodice has boning down each side.

The back metal zipper closure is covered with 2 fabric button closures and fabric covered buttons. 

The interior label is affixed on the black grosgrain waist stay.

The dress is shown in the images with and without a petticoat. There is a 2" hem allowance.

The color may vary because of lighting, the dress is a true black.

B = 34"

W = 26"

H = Open

L = 48"

 

*Professionally Dry Cleaned

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