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Made in England, retailed at Saks Fifth Avenue, having a sequin studded bodice, with rear zip closure, spaghetti straps, terminating in a petal design over a multi-layered skirt of grays and blacks.
Size Small; Waist to hem 43 in.; Mannequin is a size 2.From the Personal Collection of the Late Israeli Film Actress Daliah Lavi
· Blessed with beauty and bursting with talent, the multi-lingual Lavi was truly an international citizen during the 1960s when she worked alongside such luminaries as Peter O'Toole, David Niven, and Woody Allen. One of her more memorable roles was in the James Bond spoof Casino Royale (1967). She also had a hugely successful career as a singer in Europe.
In her personal life Ms. Lavi enjoyed a 40-year marriage, her four children, and numerous grandchildren. At the time of her passing, she was a resident of Asheville, North Carolina.
Jenny Packham is a British fashion designer known primarily for her ready-to-wear collections and bridal gowns, and has custom designed for entertainment celebrities and royalty.
Good estate condition; several loose threads noted. Bidders understand that due to age and use, vintage textiles have flaws and losses that may not be apparent.
$200 - 400