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Paris Couture 1960s Gold Lame Evening Gown Green Brocade Dress Size S


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

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This is a fabulous 1960s era Paris couture gold lame / green brocade evening gown that was acquired from the estate of the wife of a wealthy financier and recipient of the Order of Canada. Her husband's family was a very prominent Montreal family. Obviously, she had many occasions to wear formal ball gowns, and she bought much of her wardrobe in Paris from various couturiers. Although this dress has no label, it is hand finished, and of the type of quality that was generally only available in Paris at that time. The neckline is made in a flared V shape and the dress has a high waist that is decorated with a green velvet ribbon. The dress is full length with a panel at the back of the skirt that snaps closed around the waistline. The dress is lined in green silk and does up the back with a nylon zipper.

Age: 1960s

Label: No label

Color: Green and metallic gold

Material: Silk and metallic lame brocade.

Sizing: No size is indicated, and although this should fit a small size, please note the following measurements for fit:

Bust: 34"-35" around

Waist: 26" around

Hips: 36" around

Length: 53"


It is in excellent condition with no wear, tear, stains or odors. This dress looks like it saw very little use and was very well cared for over the years.

This is an exceptional quality piece.....incredible fabric and striking style, sure to be noticed!