Lot #617
"The Hunger" Black Asymmetrical Slashed Dress Straight Line SS 1996

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Estimate: $4000+


A second black long sleeve silk jersey dress with silk mesh insert and straight hemline created for commercial production to appear alongside catwalk offerings for "The Hunger" collection. The pale nude silk mesh insert starts on the right-hand stomach forming a v-shape creating a point at the pelvis and wraps around crossing the back ending at the top of the right shoulder. These slashed jersey designs were created by Ruti and Alexander McQueen for their Italian manufacturers Panesi to recreate. Designs for these jersey dresses can be found in the companion sketches also for auction (lot 5047). From The Alexander McQueen Archive of Ruti Danan.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #587 - Ended July 08, 2020