Late 1950s or early 1960s sleeveless sheath dress in a textured paisley and dot tiny print. Boat neck, Y-shaped bodice seams, nipped waist, and multiple hip seams on the straight skirt create a body-conscious, "wiggle" silhouette. Unlined. Metal "double Talon" back zip with top hook&eye. From the estate of Dorothy E., of the fabulous wardrobe.
Shown with our 50s cream floral tapestry purse, available here, at Bee Dee Vintage on Etsy.
Labels: none - almost certainly home sewn by Dorothy, a skilled seamstress
Fiber/Care: unmarked, but feels like a cotton/rayon blend, hand-washable
Condition: a few minor smudges at the back shoulder (see photo), a few teensy pulls in the embroidered design. the hem was previously taken up 1". Shown with our modern belt (from Target), not included.
*This dress is freshly cleaned and ready to wear.*
bust: 35"/89cm plus seams
For reference, model is 5'5", measures b: 35.5 (32D), w: 26.5, h: 35.5, and usually wears a U.S. modern size 2/4. Dress is not clipped.
(BDV SKU: 00497-023)
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