Vintage 1930s Crepe Chiffon Black Dress- New!

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$250.00 AUD
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SKU #1010


Size: Small

Bust: 34 -35 inches + 86 -89  cm

Waist: 27 inches + 69 cm (cinched in by belt)

Hips: 38 inches + 96.5 cm

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  43 inches + 109 cm 

Hem Length: none its unravelled

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.



* Beautiful late 1930s black crepe chiffon crystal pleated dress

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and A-line skirt

* Asymmetrical with cross over panel across bodice

* One side features black sequin circles

* Opposite side is gathered on the diagonal

* Short puff sleeves with small shoulder pads, puckered & decorated with buttons

* Gently tapering skirt with detachable self tie at waist

* Back has a long run of self covered buttons for closure

* Side placket with press studs for closure



For a dress around 90 years of age it's pretty fabulous. Strong and sturdy with only a couple of extremely minor things to note: one circle has a few missing sequins (new ones can be added or existing ones removed, tiny pinhole only noticeable when held to the light and a dropped hem that needs to be taken back up to your desired length. No slip with the dress. All in all, in excellent condition. Worth noting that the crystal pleating allows for a larger size than the measurements given.  Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.


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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.

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.

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 :)

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.

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