Emilienne Manassé Paris beaded evening dress Circa 1925 - 1929
Charleston evening dress from the Art Deco period in black duchess satin embroidered with silver cabochons, pink and black glass beads and iridescent tubular beads. Straight sleeveless dress with baroque decor in the Bizarre taste tightened by a black duchess satin belt that is tied in the back. Unlined dress. Altered label gold printed on white silk pongee Emilienne Manassé 320 rue Saint Honoré Paris. Inspirations with exotic decor are in fashion during the "Roaring Twenties" in Paris. Emilienne Manassé was a follower of the Parisian couturiers such as Callot Sister or Poiret, she borrows here this immoderate taste for the ethnic and the exotic. Very good and rare Parisian house. Excellent condition of color and conservation.
Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 36/38 Front height107 cm Back height 107 cm Shoulders 34 cm Collar 4 cm Chest 91 cm Waist 83 cm Hips 93 cm