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Princess Diana Ball Dress by Victor Edelstein

Autumn 1989

Property from a Private Collection, New York

Princess Diana Ball Dress by Victor Edelstein

Princess Diana Ball Dress by Victor Edelstein

Autumn 1989

Autumn 1989

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Property from a Private Collection, New York

Princess Diana Ball Dress by Victor Edelstein


A dramatic ball dress, in “Infanta”-style, from the Collection of Diana, Princess of Wales. A strapless, evening dress of deep aubergine silk velvet, with a tulip-shaped stiffened skirt, augmented by three paste buttons at the back, designed by Victor Edelstein.


exterior bust: 38 in.; 96.5 cm.

exterior waist: 29 in.; 73.5 cm.

total side-seem length: 52 1/2 in.; 133 cm.


interior bust: 33 in.; 83.8 cm.

interior waist: 26 in.; 66.1 cm.


Autumn 1989.

The item is in very good condition, consistent with use. For a more detailed condition report please email Peter.Vergara@sothebys.com.


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Diana, Princess of Wales, United Kingdom

Christie’s New York, 25 June 1997, lot 61 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above)

Thence by descent to the present owner