Lot 107 : A fine and rare Jeanne Lanvin couture taffeta cocktail dress, Autumn-Winter 1928-29.
A fine and rare Jeanne Lanvin couture taffeta cocktail dress, Autumn-Winter 1928-29. labelled and pencil numbered 52,729, with simple scooped neckline, hem with elongated, graduated sides, the waist emblazoned with a sunburst of radiating mirror discs, outlined in pearl beads and brilliants, bust 86cm, 34in A similar dress was photographed in 'La Revue de la Femme', 1928, the caption reading: 'And here we have from Madame Lanvin this evening gown, which is long and supple and shows off the feminine silhouette in all its charm. Black taffeta, with a straight bodice and a skirt of extreme proportions - all marvellously illuminated with mirrored embroidery and framed with brilliants. Sirius, (oh) twinkling star!'.
Estimate:£4000 - £6000
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