Beautifully made 1950s dress in a curve-loving silhouette. Cut velvet black floral medallions on shimmering bronze. Wide scoop neck. Shortest sleeves. Double princess seams to multi-layer flounce with hidden lace edge that will only show when you twirl. Full lining and metal Lightning back zipper were inserted by hand. A substantial dress for a special occasion.
Labels: none - appears to be expertly home or dressmaker sewn
Fiber/Care: unmarked, seems to be a synthetic blend with silk or rayon lining. Without a single raw or unfinished seam, we cannot conduct a burn test. Dry-clean only.
Condition: no flaws to note. dress is like new.
*We've had this dress professionally dry-cleaned and it is ready to wear.*
shoulder to seam of flounce: 30"/76cm
flounce length: 12.5"/31.75cm
total length: 42.5"/108cm
Note that we clipped the dress to fit skinny Cecelia for the photos, and some of the beautiful lines were distorted in the process. We show the dress unclipped, hanging loose, for comparison. The neckline is an open, ballet style. Very feminine and flattering.
(BDV SKU: 00397-004)
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