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Of all the things I sell, I think 1920s flapper headpieces are my favorite. Chigot" complete with the original silk lining and a small piece of the original price tag attached. Chigot was, but there are still a few of his signed pieces found when googling.
I still have a few rhinestone tiaras that are in my private collection, and I am close to adding this to my own collection as well, so think fast. He must have been the king of these fashionable cloches! in researching Marie Therese of Nice, France, I have found a few gowns in major museums including the V&A in London and the MET in New York City.
These cloches were created either with various color bullion threads or for a more natural look... Middle part with lovely twisted braided hairdo decorated with silk flowers, stems, leaves. Most importantly, I have found a dress that was designed by Hubert de Givenchy in 1963 for Grace Kelly that was executed by Marie Therese.
This piece is in EXCELLENT CONDITION with just a few minor threads out of place, and just a few minor tears to the silk lining (a lining that is SO rare to find in place at all! I also read that Marie Therese "made other dresses for Grace Kelly during her time as Princess of Monaco." I have also found a 1960's gown that had both a Jean Desses label as well as the Marie Therese label.
LUCKILY I found a photo of the original owner wearing the gown!
You can see the "train" was tacked up (I should a version of that as well). just like the Renee Zellweger 1959 Jean Desses gown she wore for the Oscars (not bright yellow - photo enhanced to see the detail... Measures: 35" bust, 23" waist, 57" long from shoulder to hem in front. There are a few minor minor small spots, more unseen spots on the lining, and one small heel tear at the hem on the chiffon. First things first, the white ermine fur on this coat needs to be replaced.
It's a wearable size, and could be worn, but I would certainly rather see it displayed to keep the condition as pristine as it is. She was carefully stored and treated like a member of the family.... I have been in this business for well over 25 years myself, and it's rare now that a gown takes my breath away when I see it. Whether this is original or it was originally silk lined, I'm not absolutely sure. however, the sleeves aren't lined, so it's possible that the sleeves were originally silk lined, or chiffon lined, but no lining in the sleeves remains. but whatever, it's great as the linen lining allows this coat to be worn without much worry (except for catching the lace on something). As it's an antique ETHNIC piece, I needed some help in figuring out what this was... Her designs have been featured in HBO’s series Sex in the City, Charlie’s Angels movies, and worn by leading actresses including Sophia Loren, Cameron Diaz, Uma Thurman, Cate Blanchett, Melanie Griffith, Sharon Stone, Minnie Driver, and Selma Hayek at Hollywood Red Carpet Events such as the Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys, Grammys, and Screen Actors Guild award shows from 1999 to 2009. with the only exception being that the thin straps at back under the drapes could use re-inforcement to make sure they don't break. The Nemser gown business was family owned with various relatives specializing in different areas of dress design, ie. Most all the exquisitely modeled silk flowers are still there and bright. Measures: 35" bust, up to 30" waist, 40" long from shoulder to hem at front, 47" long in back. The hem is currently down, so will need to be hemmed back up (no big deal). I'm sure you've seen or heard of the Victor Edelstein midnight blue velvet gown worn by Princess Diana when dancing at the White House with John Travolta in 1985. This piece could COULD be worn as a fichu (if you want to change up the style for the times... It's in very wearable condition, I just prefer you don't "hurt" her! You get LOST in the detail as it's layer upon layer of gorgeousness.
By 1910, Reville was the London court dressmaker and it was he who designed the coronation robe for Queen Mary in 1911. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance, play the shamizen, and learning Kyō-kotoba (dialect of Kyoto).
In previous and subsequent years, the design house was also known as Reville & Rossiter and Reville-Terry. Some of these wigs are coated with a heavy wax substance to keep it's shape... A maiko's hairstyle is called You know if you saw this in a 1960s Vogue ad, the girl would be wearing white go-go boots and a vinyl hat with the white Courreges Eskimo glasses (which I happen to have for sale as well at: is one of the rare COUTURE pieces with consecutive NUMBERED labels 1158.
That gown was sold at auction and was believed to have been owned by internationally renowned ballerina, Margot Fonteyn.
I have found other labels of a "Nina Ricci patron original" label with the additional Marie Therese label, so I'm not absolutely sure if Marie Therese was just a top designer retail boutique, or additionally a dressmaker creating authorized couture designer gowns or both.