A Balenciaga couture paper taffeta gown, 1958, Paris labelled and numbered 36.908, of interesting construction with shawl-like halter-neck with self-fringing, integral tulle corset, full skirts, bust 92cm, 36in, waist 69cm, 27in
1cm repaired split at right underarm, small nick in armhole edge band of grosgrain has been added to rear zip closure to widen, overall fabric is fresh and good and interesting construction "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."