Cool, shimmering ice blue slip (or nightie) may in fact be a dress, as it's certainly substantial enough to wear on its own if you can carry it off. It's not sheer, and the tubular straps do not adjust. Ecru lace trims the princess-seamed bodice with scalloped waist, and the hem of the swishy, eight-gore skirt. No closure. Slips over the head. Unlined. With a hodge-podge of machine and hand finishing from french to pinked-and-hand-overcast seams. A strange but lovely thing of unknown vintage. Our expert lingerie consultant confirms our suspicion that it's from the 1940s.
Labels: none - home sewn with care
Fiber/Care: unmarked, feels like rayon satin, lace is either cotton or a cotton-rich blend
Condition: there are some faint splotches along the interior hem, a bit of shadowy not-sure-what (loss of gloss?) at one side seam, and a tiny roughed-up area at the center upper back -- none of this would photograph properly and it's all quite inconspicuous.
*This slip dress is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*
- has the usual gave of a slinky slip -
shoulder to waist: 16"/40.5cm
Shown unclipped on Delphine, who measures b: 32, w: 24, h: 35.25, and there's room to spare.
(BDV SKU: 00503-001)
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