Blue Jerry Gilden Layaway- SOLD
Size: Extra Small - Small
Bust up to: 34 inches + 86 cm
Waist: 25 inches + 66 cm
Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm (adjustable)
Total Length: 42.5 inches + 108 cm
Please note this dress is sold on layaway.....and not available for general sale.... thank you for understanding...
initial deposit 1/6 $100.....
* Vintage 1950s lightweight white cotton dress
* Blue polka dots with contrasting blue floral border on bodice top and skirt
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless bodice with oval neckline
* Matching blue bow belt
* Working back metal zipper as well as hook and eye
* 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.
Their 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.
This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see - other than possibly a couple of extremely small marks, The inside bodice seams to have been taken in slightly at one point, so there is a little room to add an extra inch or so if desired. The belt was a little dingy when I received it but it has come up beautifully to what it was originally, however it is not as pristine as the remainder of the dress. All in all, a really beautiful Summer dress by a famed design label. Shown with a crinoline for presentation purposes and not included in the sale. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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 if this rare circumstance arises.
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