1950s Jerry Gilden Designer Roses Chiffon Dress - New!
Bust: 34 - 36 inches + 86 - 91 cm
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Bodice Length: 16 inches + 41 cm
Total Length: 46 inches + 117 cm
Hem Length: 3 inches + 8 cm
Zipper Length: 11.5 inches + 29 cm
Note: All measurements taken flat and stretched seam to seam
* Beautiful 1950s brilliant red chiffon dress
* Design features pink and red roses with green leaves
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless bodice with oval neckline
* Broad self fabric piping around neckline
* Very full gathered skirt
* Self fabric belt with bow at centre front
* Fully lined in red taffeta, pinked seams and hand stitched hem
* Plunging back with metal zipper fastening
* Label reads Jerry Gilden
Jerry Gilden was a maker of moderately-priced women’s ready-to-wear from the mid 1940s through to the 1960s. The company was one of the top five producers of women’s dresses in the United States. At the peak of production, the label was producing over a million garments a year.
The in-house costume designer, Giselle, was responsible for designing the dresses and separates that made the Gilden name famous. After her death in 1952, Gilden took as his partners Sayde and Abe Weinberg, with Sayde becoming the designer of the Jerry Gilden lines. The firm ceased production in 1960. Because of their construction and styling, the label is keenly sought after by today's vintage fashion collectors and lovers.
This sought after Jerry Gilden dress is in excellent condition for its age. The only thing worth mentioning is that there is some hand stitching at one of the darts near waist seam. Hardly noticeable unless pointed out and could be easily machined if desired. Really there is nothing to detract from the presentation and wearability of this beauty. Shown with a crinoline for demonstration purposes only. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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