• Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!
  • Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!
  • Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!
  • Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!
  • Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!
  • Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!
  • Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!
  • Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!

Vintage Early 1950s Pink Satin Brocade Dress- New!

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Measurements

Size: Extra Small

Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

Under Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm

Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  45 inches + 114 cm 

Bolero Length: 13 inches + 33 cm

Sleeve Length: 16 inches + 41 cm

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5cm

Zipper Length: 13.5 inches + 34 cm

Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. Please allow for individual fit and comfort.

 

Description

* Sophisticated early 1950s sarin brocade commercially made dress

* Fabulous floral design in a light mushroom pink colour

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless chemise bodice with thin shoulder straps

* Bolero has rounded neckline and bracelet sleeves

* Full skirt with knife pleating to front and tightly gathered at rear

* Lined bodice, raw seams with hand finished hem

* Low back with side metal zipper

* Label reads Frank Starr

Frank Starr was the father of Malcolm Starr, and the Frank Starr Original label was the forerunner of the Malcolm Starr label. The label ran from the 1930s until 1966. In the 1940s. The designer at Frank Starr was Ruth Goude. (Courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild).

 

Condition 

This dress is in great condition for its age.  No major flaws that I can see, apart from a couple of light spots and some seam stress to bodice.  The spots blend into the fabric quite well. The two stressed seams can be run-in slightly if desired. Priced with these issues in mind. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

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Availability
This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


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LayBys/Layaways
Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

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Photography
Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.