A Nicole Groult / Paul Poiret Evening Dress in Velvet and Swarovski rhinestones Circa 1935
Rare long collector's evening dress, French Haute Couture by Nicole Groult, famous sister of Paul Poiret and dating from the 1935s. Sleeveless dress in carmine red silk velvet underlined with Swarovski rhinestone embroidery with Indian palm leaves. Elegant centered pleats emphasizing the bustier on the shoulders. Dress lined in champagne satin, without zip or side opening and beautiful cream grosgrain label embroidered with "Nicole Groult, 25 Faubourg Saint Honoré". No flaw. Excellent condition of color and conservation.
Dimensions: Equivalent French size 35. Height 130cm Shoulders 35cm Chest 78cm Waist 60cm Hips 85cm
Dress presented during the "Man Ray et la Mode" exhibition, Museum of Decorative Arts of the city of Marseille, Château Borély in 2019.