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Rare Michaele Vollbrach Haute Couture Hand Painted Halter Dress & Kimono Coat



Rare evening ensemble consisting of a long silk dress and matching coat by noted American artist/designer/author and former creative director for Bill Blass, Michaele Vollbrach. His work can be found in many museum permanent collections. Vollbracht died on June 7, 2018 at the age of 70.[ 1979 he launched his own line, which was received so well that it earned him the Coty Award the very next year. Being offered is one of the Couture ensembles from this Coty Award collection. It is entitled "Tulips in Rapid Motion" created in very limited production for Neiman Marcus and is considered to be a Couture design. Kimono inspired coat is fashioned of ivory quilted silk and handpainted in vibrant red and green tulip pattern accented with an occasional black butterfly. Coat is richly lined in red silk. Sleeveless plunging neckline long halter dress with ties that start at neckline and wrap-around waistline designed in matching pattern of coat. Condition: excellent; wearable. Dress: Bust: 34-36"; waist: 25"; length: 60"+ Coat: one size fits most


  • Designer
    Michaele Volbrach
  • Brand
    Michaele Volbrach
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: AU140216196424

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