From the 1960s, a maxi dress or gown in luscious bubblegum pink chiffon with silver metallic embellishment at the bodice and snap cuffs. Sheer, billowy sleeves. Fully lined. Closes with back zipper.
Labels: Elgin Dress, with possible remnant of Union Label in skirt seam
(our research found an Elgin Dress Co. at 575 8th Avenue, NYC, in 1909 and another at 40 East 20th St. in 1921; several ads for dressmakers wanted by and dresses on sale by a company with the same name in Philadelphia in the 1920s; and another in a 1958 listing of manufacturers in NY State)
Fiber/Care: no tags, polyester chiffon and acetate lining with metallic trim, dry-clean
Condition: only flaw to note is a stain at the back hem of the lining. it doesn't show.
*We've had this gown professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*
bodice (to lowest point of attached trim): 16"/40.5cm
waist: generous 30"/76cm
hips (lining): 42"/104cm
Note that the dress is shown clipped to fit Delphine in front views but unclipped in back views. Also, she's very tall, so unless you are too, the dress will be longer on you.
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