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Description: A rare Gianni Versace printed silk and beaded 'Sea Shell' dress, Spring-Summer, 1992, Couture labelled, the silk crêpe sheath printed with pink and gold sea-shells, the be-jewelled breast cups and straps in the form of red rhinestone sea anemones and star fish, with original shop tag, bust approx 96-97cm, 36-38in This was look 50 on the catwalk. The dress, a key look of the collection, also featured in major advertising campaigns appearing in Vogue and other major magazines at the time. See US Vogue, June 1992 p.117.

Condition Report: Faint yellow discoloration running down left side of dress from storage - would probably clean out. Slight soiling to hem and slight damp staining here also - but not immediately noticeable. Watermark to ivory silk skirt lining. Beadwork is good.

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A rare Gianni Versace printed silk and beaded 'Sea

Estimate £3,000 - £5,000Dec 10, 2018