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Lot 0049 Details

Balenciaga Black Silk Tissue Taffeta Dress
French, circa 1951
The bodice girded with draped panel fastening at right back, wide draped straps, the malleable multiform airy bubble skirt self doubled waistline-to-waistline along center of shirred panel insert at hem creating a modified harem hem, large self-doubled panier pouf bow at right front waist, size 6, labeled: Balenciaga/10 Avenue George V Paris/ and tape label: H0537.
Excellent condition.

See Caroline Rennolds Milbank, Couture, p.322. for same with different bodice.

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49: Balenciaga Black Silk Tissue Taffeta Dress

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500Nov 17, 2005
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