Stunning 1950s Silk Rose Print Dress- New!
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Under Bust: 30 inches + 76 cm
Waist: 27 - 28 inches + 69 - 71 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15.5 inches + 39 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 44 inches + 112 cm
Hem Length: 1.5 inches + 4 cm
Zipper Length: 13 inches + 33 cm
Seam Allowance: 0.5 inch+ 1.3 cm (per side)
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.
* Gorgeous 1950s silk commercially made dress
* Fabric design three shades of roses in dusty, deep rose and bright pink
* Classic silhouette with a cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeveless bodice with scooped V-shaped neckline
* Shelf bust with horizontal darts
* V-shaped insert under the bust that extends down to hem
* Full wide cone skirt with straight centre panel with pleats either side of that
* Fully lined bust and skirt, high-quality finishing with hip stays
* Low V-shaped back with metal zipper
* Label reads Lord & Taylor - Fifth Avenue
Lord & Taylor was started as a dry goods store in 1826, and is one of the oldest department stores in America. Its founders were Samuel Lord and George Washington Taylor. The store grew, moving to increasingly larger stores on Broadway and by 1850 had begun manufacturing some of the merchandise offered in the store. They moved to Fifth Avenue in 1914.
In 1932, Lord & Taylor VP Dorothy Shaver became one of the first to promote the fashions of American designers by name. Before this time, many of the best US designers were anonymous, as many preferred the prestige brought by a French frock. As a result of Lord & Taylor ads, names like Elizabeth Hawes and Muriel King became well known. In 1986, Lord & Taylor was bought by the May department store chain. As a cost-cutting measure, May closed over thirty Lord & Taylor stores. At its height, there were 86 stores in the Lord & Taylor chain. (Courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild)
Excellent hardly looks worn.
No flaws that I can see. Colour is vibrant and the fabric is free from blemish.
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.
Incredibly beautiful dress with stunning design features. The finishing is superb as well and is obviously a high-end dress. Please note that the photos are a little more saturated than the dress - it was difficult to get the colour balance right for some reason. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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