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A BLACK AND WHITE SILK CREPE EVENING GOWN
A BLACK AND WHITE SILK CREPE EVENING GOWN

UNLABELLED, POSSIBLY DIOR FOR LUCIEN LELONG, 1930S

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A BLACK AND WHITE SILK CREPE EVENING GOWN
UNLABELLED, POSSIBLY DIOR FOR LUCIEN LELONG, 1930s
The dress is elaborately draped onto the low waist at the front, creating a waterfall of folds, with a bow at the front, the sleeves are cut along the zigzagging printed crepe

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The collection lists this dress as 'Christian Dior, 1943', although no documentation is available to support this, other than the bold treatment of stripes at Lelong at this time. Compare cover image of Lucien Lelong, by Jacqueline Demornex, Thames & Hudson.

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