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    Sale 5340

    Interiors - 20th Century Edition including Modern Design, Art, Fashion & Prints

    16 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 412

    PAQUIN

    A BLACK SILK JERSEY COCKTAIL DRESS

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    PAQUIN
    A BLACK SILK JERSEY COCKTAIL DRESS
    elaborately pleated bodice and plain, narrow skirt with flying panels at the hips
    22in. (56cm.) waist
    labelled, numbered '62212'


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    The House of Paquin was founded in 1891, although Jeanne Paquin herself had retired by 1920. This dress appears to be in the style of the early 1950s; it's possible it is in fact a 1930s evening gown which has been shortened. The House closed in 1956.

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