Lanvin
A/W 1956 Haute Couture Black and Gold Embroidered Velvet Dress

$12,895

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A/W 1956 Jeanne Lanvin by Antonio Castillo Haute Couture black and gold embroidered velvet dress. Sleeveless below-knee ballgown-style dress with fitted bodice and full flared skirt, featuring gold and silver heavily embroidered pattern (created by Maison Lesage) throughout forming trompe l'oeil 'lace' pattern that appears somewhat celestial. Black velvet base with built-in corset with boning. As seen on the runway. In very good vintage condition with light wear throughout, including minor discoloration at underarms; has been taken to professional couture cleaner and arrives in restored, rare vintage condition for age. Shown photographed with separate crinoline (not included with purchase).

Best fits size US 6.

Pit to Pit: 18" (36" when worn)

Waist: 13.8" (27.6" when worn)

Hip: Open

Length: 43.5"

Size Guide

US UK IT FR JP Pants/Denim
XXS 00 2 34 30 1 22
XS 0 4 36 32 3 23
XS 2 6 38 34 5 24-25
S 4 8 40 36 7 26-27
S 6 10 42 38 9 27-28
M 8 12 44 40 11 29-30
L 10 14 46 42 13 31-32
L 12 16 48 44 15 32-33
XL 14 18 50 46 17 24-26