Muslin dress printed in the taste of Molyneux around 1935/1940
Beautiful printed silk chiffon dress, without label, but possibly Haute Couture dating from the late 1930s. The Maison Molyneux produced models in a print very close to this one. Long dress with buttoned back, sleeveless, V-neckline, draped and tied at the chest. Background in chiffon printed with large yellow, red, orange and blue flowers on black background. Lead pellets integrated in the chest and skirt for a perfect fit. Undershirt in black Duchesse satin with visible flower appliqué at the neckline. Large matching wrap with black chiffon inserts. No faults. Excellent color and conservation condition.
Measurement: French equivalent size 40. Dress Height 137 cm, chest 96 cm, size 92 cm; skirt circumference 500 cm. Scarf 260 cm x 73 cm.
Model reference approaching: Robe Molyneux Musée Gallièra Paris, inv.GAL1994.182.