Circa 1970's Harlow-esque bias cut silk charmeuse gown most likely designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Curiel Couture. A long standing Italian couture house, Curiel is known for designing extravagant haute couture evening wear and is still a thriving and reputable couture fashion house today. In 1970 Lagerfeld was employed to design a 1930's Harlow-esque couture collection for the House of Curiel and this gown is probably one of Lagerfeld's earlier designs, done at the beginning of his career.
Lovely dramatic 30's Old Hollywood inspired bias cut plunging V neckline front and back. Features distinctive and unique gathered drape at side which emphasizes the glamorous Jean Harlow look.
Bust: to 35"; waist: 28"; hips: 38"; length: 60"; back zipper closure; fully lined.