Vintage 1950s Black & White Rose Floral Border Print Dress- New!
Bust: 36 inches + 86 cm
Waist up to: 26 inches + 66 cm
Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15.5 inches + 38 cm
Sleeve Length: 4 inches
Total Length: 43.5 inches + 108 cm
* Vintage 1950s white cotton blend semi-sheer dress
* Striking panels of roses and other flowers in charcoal, black and taupe
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and very full skirt
* Short sleeved bodice with shelf bust featuring black cotton trim
* Knife pleated skirt with two strips of black trim
* Working back metal zipper
* Label reads L'Aiglon
L’Aiglon was founded in 1919 in Philadelphia, USA. As part of Biberman Brothers, Inc, the company’s original label read 'Biberman Make' but changed in 1919 to 'L’Aiglon'. Biberman Make dresses were “wash dresses”, or washable. 'Tubable' was the word of the era. Biberman also made bathrobes and uniforms for maids and nurses. Its founder, Joseph Biberman, committed suicide in 1933 as a result of financial difficulties during the Great Depression. The company, however, survived and continued to make inexpensive but stylish and attractive dresses for women and juniors. During the 1950s, L’Aiglon dresses were used as costumes for the soap opera: The Edge of Night. The company produced dresses until about 1968.
With thanks to the Vintage Fashion Guild
This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. It presents beautifully as can be seen with no major flaws that I can see - the only issue of note is that there is a single caught thread which has pulled slightly ( shown in the last photograph) and is hardly noticeable when worn. Shown with a crinoline and belt for presentation purposes and not included in the sale. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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