Vintage 1950s Beaded Black Velvet and Taffeta Cocktail Dress - New!
Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 42.5 inches + 108 cm
Zipper Length: 17 inches + 43 cm
Hem Length: 1 inch + 2.5 cm
Seam Allowance: unknown due to 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.
* Spectacular late 1950s to early 1960s commercially made dress
* Fabric is black velvet and taffeta
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and full skirt
* Skirt has a scalloped apron front in velvet that tapers up at the back
* Remainder of the skirt is in black taffeta
* Back with metal zipper and two large inverted pleats for fullness below the bustle
* Decorated with black applique with black drops
* Fully lined with skirt having attached Pellon for fullness
* Label reads Anne Starr
No notable flaws that I can see - other than some missing beads. A few drops have two or one beads, but hard to see in the scheme of things. You could move them so all the appliqués have two drops each and no-one would ever know. Other than that It's really 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.
Incredibly beautiful dress set designed to stand out. A true Hollywood ensemble fit to be worn by the stars. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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