Vintage 1930s Chocolate Brown Balloon Sleeve Gown - New!

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$461.00 USD
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Measurements

Size: Small

Bust: 34 -36 inches + 86 - 91 cm (due to open back)

Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

Hips: 36 inches + 91 cm

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Sleeve Length from Outside Shoulder: 23 inches + 58 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 60 inches + 152 cm (Minus drape)

Hem Length : none

Zipper Length: none

Seam Allowance: none

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

* 1930s chocolate brown silk velvet gown

* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and long, slightly draped skirt

* Bodice has long balloon sleeves that narrow considerably at the wrist.

* Contrasting cream gelatin aurora borealis sequined mesh trim attached to the neckline and shoulders with huge bow at centre front

* Bias cut that emphasizes the figure and flares out at hem with a mini tail

* Diamond shape seams at lower centre front

* Side press stud closure

* Plunging back with rows of trim edging

* Unlabelled but looks commercially made

 

Condition 

Great vintage condition.

Considering its age it is in amazing condition, the only issue I could find is that there is some seating to the velvet but really not noticeable when wearing. The seating is mostly in thin lines, that look like scratches but the pile springs back up when you brush it, so it's not missing. A couple of eraser head scratches, hardly noticeable. All in all, this gown is a knockout!

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.

 

Comment 

A rare find! An Iconic silhouette on this amazing Art Deco gown and the gelatin sequins are remarkably vibrant. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.

 

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COVID-19

Unfortunately, the pandemic has resulted in a backlog of parcels worldwide. Our local Postal Service continues to operate at increased capacity and assures us that packages will arrive at their destination, albeit with a noticeably longer timeframe.

We now offer an alternate express delivery service via DHL for those of you who want your packages more expediently. This option is currently delivering packages within a seven-day timeframe from pick-up.

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.