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1978 Silk Chiffon One Shoulder Gown

Rare and stunning 1978 Halston cherry red silk chiffon one-shouldered gown. This style appeared in many of Halston's collections. He was especially interested in the bias-spiraling of fabric over the body. Although this gown is modest in its coverage of the body, its sliced neckline and tentative anchoring on the right shoulder convey a potential for nudity and allude to the classical Greek fashion of fixing the himation, or cloak, at the shoulder to drape in a fall at one side. (MetMuseum.org)

 

As seen in the Met Museum, and more recently on Madelyn Cline for the Vanity Fair Young Hollywood Event via Tab Vintage.

 

Size Not Marked, Fits like US 4/6.

Measurements:

Bust: 36"

Length: Approx. 37"

 

Sale price

Regular price $2,195.00
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