Late 1950s - Early 1960s Pink Floral Designer Dress- New!
Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Waist: 26 inches +66 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 43 inches + 109 cm
Zipper Length: 14 inches +36 cm
Hem Length: balloon hem
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.
* Lovely late 1950s to early 1960s commercially made dress
* Fabric is a cranberry coloured wool blend
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and full skirt
* Bodice with long sleeves and rounded neckline that dips low in back
* Rolled self-collar follows the neckline and opens at the back
* Skirt is gathered at the waist and features a balloon hemline
* Unlined bodice and fully-lined skirt
* Back metal zipper with hook and eye closure
* 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.
No notable flaws that I can see - in wonderful condition for its age.
Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws above and beyond this will be highlighted here.
Beautiful and elegant dress, the colour is gorgeous too! Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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