1980s Met Museum Givenchy couture dress | vintage velvet and rhinestone
Uber chic 1980's classic Givenchy dress! Done in the softest black silk velvet. The entire shoulders, sleeves and black are done in a sheer tissue silk adorned with rhinestones. Sweetheart neckline and slim fitted shape with long side slit. Open back closes behind neck with a rhinestone link. Couture numbered. Fully lined in black silk.
Here is a link to the Met Museum's exact dress: https://metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/80001483?rpp=20&pg=38&ao=on&ft=dress&pos=746
Size on tag: none
Fits like: small
Material: silk rayon/silk/rhinestones
Condition: Very Good Vintage: 12" streak of fading on the back of one of the ties and tiny 1" streak on hem of skirt. (see last pic)
Bust (underarm seam) : 36"
Total length: 44"
Sleeve (measured underneath): 20"