• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 112

    A BLACK RIBBON-AND-CROCHET COCKTAIL DRESS

    SYBIL CONNOLLY, LATE 1950S

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    A BLACK RIBBON-AND-CROCHET COCKTAIL DRESS
    SYBIL CONNOLLY, LATE 1950S
    sleeveless black silk satin overlaid with an elaborate lattice of silk ribbon interspersed with hand-crocheted rosettes
    Labelled: Sybil Connolly, Dublin


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    Typical of Sybil Connolly's innovative use of Irish traditional handcrafts in her couture, the hand-crocheted rosettes are both charmingly old fashioned and very elegant.

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