Paul-Louis Orrier

PAUL-LOUIS ORRIER 1970s 1980s Vintage Beaded Silk Evening Gown Size S

This stunning vintage Paul Louis-Orrier evening dress from the late 1970s or early 1980s features many intriguing details. Bodice and sleeves are made from a delicate black net lace which is embellished with tiny microbeads. The lower part of the bodice is intricately embroidered with sequins, round beads and bugle beads forming a floral motif, backed with hand-set nude lining. The floor-length skirt consists of four silk panels edged in velvet, arranged like four overlapping petals. Fully lined. The dress closes with a back zipper and a lace-covered button at the back of the neck. It is masterly executed with many hand-sewn details. Made in France.

CONDITION
Excellent vintage condition with minor signs of superficial wear to the skirt. Lace and beading appear fully intact.

SIZE
No size tag, will fit a D 36, F 38, I 42, US 6, UK 10, SMALL

MEASUREMENTS (laid flat)
Shoulders 36,0 cm/14.2"
Bust 43,0 cm/16.9"
Waist 36,0 cm/14.2"
Hip 51,0 cm/20.1"
Sleeves 61,0 cm/24.0"
Length 144,0 cm/56.7"