A Pierre Cardin (attributed to) Couture Ball Gown In Tribute to Paul Poiret - Paris Circa 1968/1970
A tubular tulle dress with hoop and turquoise blue lace embroidered with iridescent blue sequins and translucent tubular sequins. Large blue-sky and silver lurex daisies appliqués. Three-quarter straight sleeves and curved low-cut neckline. Turquoise silk taffeta lining. Excellent condition of color and conservation.
The futuristic target or hoops dresses of the late 1960s have made the reputation of the couturier. He was the first to mix silver lurex synthetic materials with powerful primary colors. With this Pierre Cardin dress, in a nod to Paul Poiret, his art of the circle is declined in a tribute to the famous dress of the couturier called "Sorbet" or "Minaret" and dating from 1912.
Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 38 Front height 122 cm Back height 122 cm Shoulders 34 cm Collar 9 cm Sleeves 41 cm Chest 84 cm Waist 75 cm Hips 89 cm