DescriptionNolan Miller Jet Black Beaded Gown Designed for Jane Wyman When Honored by the Arthritis Foundation, 1977. Silk crepe, square and bugle beads; Label: Nolan Miller Couture; Dress Size: 6/8.
Floor-length gown in beaded black sillk crepe with a bloused bodice. The bodice has padded shoulders with a wide scooped neckline and low scooped back, with a "V" waist. The back has a center zipper closure, flanked by full-length seams. Wide sleeves gathered at the shoulder taper to the wrist, with a zipper closure. The straight skirt is slightly gathered at the front waist with a center slit that reaches to mid thigh. The neckline and wrists are finished with square black mitered beads, outlined in black bugle beads. The bodice, sleeves and skirt are fully beaded in a tight pattern of bugle beads. The gown is fully lined in black crepe.
Nolan Miller's a friendship with actress Jane Wyman spanned several decades, with Nolan designing both costumes and couture for her. This gown, designed by Nolan, was worn by Jane Wyman (1917-2007) in 1977 when she received the Charles B. Harding Award, the highest national award given by The Arthritis Foundation. It was also worn by Cyd Charisse when she was honored by the ballet in Monte Carlo. The gown is in Very Fine condition with some minor bead loss especially along the zipper and inside hem. The dress was brought in at the rear "princess" seams. From the Nolan Miller Collection.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Clothing, Costumes & Jerseys (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.
Opens about 01/02/2018
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
This is the most impressive book I have ever seen!View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)