• Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!
  • Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!

Late 1950s Early 1960s Hand Painted Party Dress Ensemble- New!

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Measurements

Size: Small

Bust:  36 inches + 91 cm 

Under Bust: 33 inches + 84 cm

Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 14 inches + 36 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  39 inches + 99 cm 

Hem Length: none

Zipper Length: 20 inches + 51 cm

Seam Allowance: .5 inch per side + 1. 25 cm (an assessment only as covered by lining)

Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.

 

Description

* Stunning late 1950s to early 1960s blue nylon party dress

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with chemise neckline

* Bodice has shelf bust overlaid with gathers in tangerine chiffon

* Triple spaghetti straps in same tangerine colour

* Very full box pleated skirt

* Dress features hand painted floral design in a multitude of colours

* Dress is fully lined with stiffened gauze underskirt 

* Additional blue tulle tiered petticoat under skirt

* Two toned stole half in tangerine and the other half in blue

* Back metal zipper


Condition 

This absolutely gorgeous dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see.  The only issue is that the gauze bottom underskirt has a hole but obviously unseen because of the three layers above it. The painting is a lovely  freestyle. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

Shop Policies

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.


Postage
We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

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 :)

Alterations
Obviously, as these are one- off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

Special Orders
If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

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.