Elegant, mid-century princess dress from the 1950s. Allover cotton lace in deep kelly green. Sleeveless ballet neck bodice has a twist detail at each shoulder and a V-neckline at back. Double princess seams in front, single in back. Nipped waist. More-than-a-full-circle gored skirt is shown with and without a crinoline (not included). Full lining. Deep hem. Closes at back with a metal Conmatic zipper and top hook&eye. From the Sherman Collection of West Virginia.
Labels: none - possibly home sewm
Fiber/Care: no tags, cotton lace with acetate lining, most likely washable in cold water but safest to dry-clean
Condition: color shift to lining at bodice is visible through to the exterior only under our bright photography lights. in normal lighting the dress appears nearly perfect.
*We've had this 50s lace dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*
- cut for a particularly curvy person. if the current measurements are not quite right for you, note that this dress could easily be adjusted in or out at the numerous seams. contact us with questions -
bust: 36"/91.5cm (could be taken in or let out)
waist: 25"/63.5cm (could be let out)
length: 45"/114cm + 3"/7.5cm hem
hem sweep: more than a full circle
(BDV SKU: 00582-016)
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