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Rare MGM 1940's GILBERT ADRIAN Original Black Dress Exquisitely Hand Beaded

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Rare MGM 1940's GILBERT ADRIAN Original Black Dress Exquisitely Hand Beaded
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Description
Vintage from the 1940s

Materials: Black Adrian, 1940 dress, Crepe, Onyx Beads, Glass Beads, Crystal Beads

Size: s us women's letter

Description

A Very Rare Stunning Piece of Movie History
This Amazing Dress is an Adrian Original.
Gilbert Adrian worked as a Costume Designer In Hollywood For MGM from1924-1941
Dressing some of the Biggest Stars of Early Hollywood.
Including, Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, Jeanette MacDonald, Jean Harlow, Katherine Hepburn
and Joan Crawford.
He is Credit with creating Crawford's Iconic 1940's look Featuring Shoulder Pads and Tailored Waist. His Best known Film Work includes George Cukor's The Women and the best yet of Course The Wizard of Oz. for which he designed the Ruby Slippers.
He Left MGM in 1941 to start his own Line.
This Rare Dress Is Classic Hollywood Delicious Black Crepe with a Dramatic almost side front slit. A diamond shaped Panel that is gathered by the fabric . The Perfect 1940's Details. There is an amazing work of hand Beaded onyx and crystals and glass beads on the bodice to one side. The sleeves are long and tapered with metal zippers. also a Zipper at the back.
No Photos can do this Rare and Amazing Dress Justice you have to see it in real life.
This one is Museum Worthy.
The Waist is at 27"
The Bust at 36-38"
Shipping on this will be Express and Insured because of the Value.

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    Rare MGM 1940's GILBERT ADRIAN Original Black Dress Exquisitely Hand Beaded

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    0010: Rare MGM 1940's GILBERT ADRIAN Original Black Dress Exquisitely Hand Beaded

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    Est. $1,500 - $2,000Starting Price $1,400
    Vintage Couture and Accessories
    May 24, 2022 11:00 AM EDT
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    Lot 0010 Details

    Description
    ...
    Vintage from the 1940s

    Materials: Black Adrian, 1940 dress, Crepe, Onyx Beads, Glass Beads, Crystal Beads

    Size: s us women's letter

    Description

    A Very Rare Stunning Piece of Movie History
    This Amazing Dress is an Adrian Original.
    Gilbert Adrian worked as a Costume Designer In Hollywood For MGM from1924-1941
    Dressing some of the Biggest Stars of Early Hollywood.
    Including, Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, Jeanette MacDonald, Jean Harlow, Katherine Hepburn
    and Joan Crawford.
    He is Credit with creating Crawford's Iconic 1940's look Featuring Shoulder Pads and Tailored Waist. His Best known Film Work includes George Cukor's The Women and the best yet of Course The Wizard of Oz. for which he designed the Ruby Slippers.
    He Left MGM in 1941 to start his own Line.
    This Rare Dress Is Classic Hollywood Delicious Black Crepe with a Dramatic almost side front slit. A diamond shaped Panel that is gathered by the fabric . The Perfect 1940's Details. There is an amazing work of hand Beaded onyx and crystals and glass beads on the bodice to one side. The sleeves are long and tapered with metal zippers. also a Zipper at the back.
    No Photos can do this Rare and Amazing Dress Justice you have to see it in real life.
    This one is Museum Worthy.
    The Waist is at 27"
    The Bust at 36-38"
    Shipping on this will be Express and Insured because of the Value.

    Learn more about this item



    Reserve: $1,450.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $59.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from New York

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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