Madeleine Vionnet set in silk crepe and blonde lace Circa 1935/1940
Madeleine Vionnet dress and blouse set dating from the last years of the famous House around 1935/1940. Beautiful transparency effect for this set in black silk crepe lined with blonde lace cream silk. Dress in cotton butter tulle top and straight skirt with pleated buckets at the bottom and lined with black taffeta. Blouse with a pleated Peter Pan collar and puffed sleeves in black silk crepe, tightened at the cuffs with elasticated smocks. Closure of the front blouse by hook concealed under a crepe tab. Closure of the dress on the side by snaps and hooks. Label beige background pink graphic indicating Adaptation Vionnet Paris. This Vionnet license model is a fine late example of the use of crepe fluidity in the straight line, marking the turning point of the brand around 1935. As always with Madeleine Vionnet, this apparent simplicity of the cut hides a very beautiful sewing technique . Very good condition of color and conservation.
Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 36
Shirt: Front height 58 cm Back height 58 cm Shoulders 33 cm Sleeves 64 cm Chest 82 cm Waist 70 cm Hips 86 cm
Dress: Front height 109 cm Back height 110 cm Shoulders 29 cm Chest 82 cm Waist 63 cm Hips 86 cm