Sold - ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Fall 1998 "Joan" Romanov Sequin Top Size M
This iconic and highly collectible Alexander McQueen top from the Fall 1997 "Joan" collection, which drew on themes of martyrdom and persecution, features a black and white photo print of the Russian Imperial Romanov children, fully covered in clear sequins. The Romanov children tragically ended up being murdered together with their parents Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra by the Bolsheviks in 1918.
The top features cap sleeves and closes with a silver-tone metal zipper through the entire back. 50% polyester, 50% acetate. Fully lined in silky black signature lining. Made in Italy. Reference pictures via Vogue Runway.
An identical top is held by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - please visit their site for the intriguing background story of creating this piece.
Tagged "I 46" - will best fit a D 38, F 40, I 44, US 8, UK 12, MEDIUM
MEASUREMENTS laid flat)
Shoulders 42,0 cm/16.5"
Bust 52,0 cm/20.5"
Waist 42,0 cm/16.5"
Hip 50,0 cm/19.7"
Length 59,0 cm/23.2"