3 December 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
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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