1970s Glitter & Silk Gina Fratini Trained Gown
This is a rare and stunningly beautiful Gina Fratini silk chiffon gown. It is one of the most beautiful pieces I have seen form her. She did this gown in printed silks but only a version or two was done in this glitter on silk applique technique. Silver glitter is fused onto the silk and creates a stunning geometric pattern that runs over the entire dress head to toe. The inner dress is a bias cut sheath that dips low in the back and whose train is comprised of layer of silk over each other. It is cut slim and fitted at the front and then trails down at the back with extra panels gathered up through the center low back to give it this gorgeous trained effect! Over the simple tank interior is a stunning overlay of chiffon - it billows around the wearer with sleeves set from the waist and it ties at the back. The inner dress dips low at the back and this suggestion of bare skin peeks through the silk overlay. It's very sexy and gives the wearer a goddess feel. Excellent condition
Fully lined in black tissue silk and closes with a back low set zipper. The layer that sits over the bodice closes with a silk ties at the back of the neck.
Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips:to 20 " flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 14" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 40" from waist to hem at front 45" at the back
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML
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