An Hubert de Givenchy couture emboidered silk evening gown with matching capelet, circa 1960, black on ivory 'Hubert de Givenchy' label, the boned bodice and matching capelet of pale blue silk gauze, smothered in shell shaped sequins, turquoise rhinestones and opaque glass beads, over a lightly gathered ivory silk skirt, bust 81cm, 32in, waist 59cm (2) Both pieces are remarkably good condition, beading is good, skirt is fresh and clean, slight rubbing to silk gauze at the underarms,
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