Rich black velvet party dress from the 1950s features ecru lace shelf bust with very sparkly, prong-set rhinestones. Bodice boned front and back for shape and support, with princess seams ending at dropped waist. Full skirt. Metal Talon side zip with top hook&eye. Shown over a crinoline, not included.
Fiber/Care: natural fiber velvet (possibly silk) and cotton lace, dry-clean only
Condition: Excellent. Tiny break in lace (not visible) at top of bust. Bodice front interior has eyes, but no hooks (may have originally had a detachable halter strap).
*This dress has been professionally dry-cleaned and is ready to wear.*
bust: 35"/89cm, plus room in cups
bodice: 15"/38cm from center top to drop-waist seam
natural waist: 28"/17cm
drop-waist seam: 31"/78.5cm
skirt length: 21.5"/54.5cm drop-waist seam to hem
hem sweep: 100"/254cm
(BDV SKU: 00130-001)
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