View 1 of Lot 1. Haute Couture Full Length Dress with Extended Tail, Designed and Worn by Sherihan on the Television Show “Alf Layla Wa Layla ('Thousand and One Nights')” in 1987. Executed in the Atelier by Adnan Akbar..
View 1 of Lot 1. Haute Couture Full Length Dress with Extended Tail, Designed and Worn by Sherihan on the Television Show “Alf Layla Wa Layla ('Thousand and One Nights')” in 1987. Executed in the Atelier by Adnan Akbar..
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Sherihan

Haute Couture Full Length Dress with Extended Tail, Designed and Worn by Sherihan on the Television Show “Alf Layla Wa Layla ('Thousand and One Nights')” in 1987. Executed in the Atelier by Adnan Akbar.

Estimate:

18,000 - 25,000 GBP

Property sold to benefit charities supporting the Beirut Explosion, 4th of August 2020

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Sherihan

Sherihan

Haute Couture Full Length Dress with Extended Tail, Designed and Worn by Sherihan on the Television Show “Alf Layla Wa Layla ('Thousand and One Nights')” in 1987. Executed in the Atelier by Adnan Akbar.

Haute Couture Full Length Dress with Extended Tail, Designed and Worn by Sherihan on the Television Show “Alf Layla Wa Layla ('Thousand and One Nights')” in 1987. Executed in the Atelier by Adnan Akbar.

Estimate:

18,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot sold:

21,420

GBP

Property sold to benefit charities supporting the Beirut Explosion, 4th of August 2020

Sherihan

Haute Couture Full Length Dress with Extended Tail, Designed and Worn by Sherihan on the Television Show “Alf Layla Wa Layla ('Thousand and One Nights')” in 1987. Executed in the Atelier by Adnan Akbar.


Embroidered silk dress with long sleeves, pleating and extended tail. It took seven months at the Adnan Akbar atelier for this dress to be completed for Sherihan. Made entirely by hand and covered in gold and pink metallic embroidery. The silk fabric is off-white with yellow hues.


Signed by Sherihan

Size: Custom

Please note that the condition report was updated online on December 11th to include the following note: In good vintage condition. Some threads loose at the front bottom part of the dress which cause three decorative fabric pieces to hang loose. Additionally, some threads hanging loose in various areas.
Donated by Sherihan
Sherihan, a renowned Egyptian actress and performer in the Middle East, started her artistic career at the age of 4. She has worked in theatre, cinema and television and is one of the most iconic symbols of the holy month of Ramadan in the Middle East through her television series “Fawazeer Al Amthal.” She is a fashion icon known for her innovative and unconventional style.

Alf Layla Wa Layla 'Thousand and One Nights' was produced by the Egyptian Television Network.