A Balenciaga couture lace ‘baby doll’ dress, AW 1957, Paris labelled and numbered, 60861, the integral inner slip of nude crepe de chine covered in chiffon, with loose over-dress of black guipure with deep flounce to hem, bust 86cm, 34in
The inside slip-dress has been entirely re-sewn, made smaller and more fitted. All the seams have adjustments, slight wear to organza neck and arm, edging on inside shoulder linings - minor. Zip have been replaced. Lace overdress is good, slight wear at shoulders. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.