1950s cupcake party dress in a delicate, peachy pink chiffon. Nipped waist is defined with ruched self-cummerbund in watermelon pink. Bodice has tiny short sleeves, squared scoop neckline, bust darts and flattering above-waist gathers. Very full skirt ends in embroidered scallop detail near hem. Underlayer of pink netting for poof, plus full acetate lining. Pinked seams. Metal "double Talon" back zip with top hook&eye. Feels light and airy. From the estate of Mary C.
The dress is nicely full on its own. We show it with and without an additional crinoline, not included.
Labels: none, but we suspect it is not home sewn.
Fiber/Care: unmarked, poly chiffon, nylon netting, acetate lining, washable
Condition: good, but there are glitches (see next-to-last photo) - a few smudges and a diffuse stain near the hem. a few pinholes in the lining and a scattering in the outer skirt. the bow, which originally snapped on at the back, has a burn. we'll include it so you can use the fabric (there's plenty) to create a new bow, other embellishment, or accessory (something for your hair, perhaps?). the price has been adjusted accordingly.
*This dress is freshly laundered (after the photo shoot) and ready to wear.*
bodice (to waist seam): 15.5"/39cm
ribs (top of sash): 29"/73.5cm
shoulder to hem: 44"/111.5cm
- dress is not clipped to Cecelia the dress form, who measures b: 33.5, ribs: 27.5, waist 23, and there's room to spare. we regret we do not know the measurements of the live dancer/model -
(BDV SKU: 00490-002)
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