Paco Rabanne Chain Mail Mini Ensemble
Of overlapping aluminum washer discs, mini skirt and vest, size 4, no label.
French, circa 1967
The dress of black silk taffeta, the exceptionally wide bodice high waisted, with long flared sleeves, comprised of square silver chainmail accented on front with pyramidal studs in V configuration, cartridge pleated ruffles at all edges, the short full skirt gathered into waist, labeled: Paco Rabanne/Paris/Made In France.
Silk excellent condition, some damaged areas with losses to metal.
Paco Rabanne Chain Mail Vest
Sleeveless, cut at mid torso in front and back, longer at sides, comprising alternating gold and silver overlapping metal disks linked with rings, six concentric gilt-metal chains swagged at back, size 4-6, no label.
Paco Rabanne Dress Kit
In original clear plastic case, the kit includes one Paco Rabanne metal label, approximately seven hundred fifty metal paillettes and thirteen hundred gilt-metal chain rings, two pliers, the pattern sheet and the directions.
Excellent condition, unopened.
Translated from Spanish: Dressed made in metal laminae between rings that form the structure of a short dress, without sleeves and with straight neck. c. 1967.
Ladies belt, France, 1970s. Aluminum, chrome plate. Signed.
Belt, France, 1970s. Anodized aluminum. Impressed signature to links.
1970s plastic, metal.
"Do it Yourself" disc dress. France, 1970s. Plastic, metal. Impressed signature to metal tag: [Paco Rabanne]. Includes extra plastic discs and links to reshape.
Haute Couture Shades of Rust Chain Mail Minidress with Matching Collar, c. 1960s.
Paco Rabanne Haute Couture, 1979, multi color gown in homage to VionnetIn an homage to Madame Vionnet this Paco Rabanne dress breaks from the traditional pieces of Haute Couture that we expect from Paco. There are no discs and no outlandish metal work, the hallmarks of Paco style. For that reason this dress is an extremely rare and unusual dress that is a runway sample.
Chain mail evening gown, probably 1970s, un-marked, the mainly silvered metal discs punctuated at intervals with circular pendant discs, the tapering hem with shaped split to the front, multi-size.