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1971 Jean Muir Moire Jersey Draped Dress
A Jean Muir moire effect draped jersey dress in khaki green/grey color with a subtle sheen . Empire style waist line with soft draped pleats. A sexy split on the back of bodice between button fastenings to the neck and back empire waist. Slit side pockets An almost identical dress from the same collection is in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Legendary dressmaker JEAN MUIR (1928 – 1995) made clothes that were both radical and classic, breaking the barrier between couture and ready-to-wear.
The self-taught Muir made her name in the 1960s, creating a reputation for exquisitely tailored, timeless, feminine clothing. She has been hailed as the greatest dressmaker in the world, in a league with Madame Grès, Chanel and Vionnet. In Excellent condition.
Photographed on a size 4 mannequin.
Bust: 34 inches
Empire waist under the bust: 26 inches
Hips: 34 inches
Shoulders: 15 inches
Sleeve length: 22.5 inches
Dress Length: 53 inches