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A PURPLE SILK GAZAR EVENING GOWN
A PURPLE SILK GAZAR EVENING GOWN

BY PIERRE BALMAIN, 1990S

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A PURPLE SILK GAZAR EVENING GOWN
BY PIERRE BALMAIN, 1990s
The bodice of velvet with short, puff sleeves and low decollete, with canvas tag inscribed 172031; together with a gown of striped blue and black satin, with a velvet bodice and leg-of-mutton sleeves, with tag inscribed 790
Provenance
Lady Spencer was photographed several times wearing the purple gown including at a banquet hosted by HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark at the Natural History Museum, London, 17 February 2000 as well as in a photograph apparently taken at the opera, illustrated in The Telegraph, 17 September, 2015.
Lady Spencer wore the dress with black and blue striped sleeves to a Christmas party in honour of Dame Shirley Bassey to celebrate her 70th Birthday, at Cliveden House, Berkshire, 16 December 2007.

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