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Robe de Nuit d’Albertine

Robe de nuit d’Albertine is handcrafted from various layers of superimposed veils following Marcel Proust's description in The Prisoner. Proust ordered this nightgown, a symbol of love, for his Albertine. The dress is handcrafted from azure blue coloured paper decorated with silver and gold birds on the exterior, and crimson red on the inside.

Detailed Features

Type: Dress
Dimensions: 169 H x 57 W x 52 D cm
Material: Paper
Date: 2008 - 2009

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