• Vintage 1950s Designer Black Wool Jersey Dress with Rose Appliques- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Designer Black Wool Jersey Dress with Rose Appliques- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Designer Black Wool Jersey Dress with Rose Appliques- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Designer Black Wool Jersey Dress with Rose Appliques- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Designer Black Wool Jersey Dress with Rose Appliques- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Designer Black Wool Jersey Dress with Rose Appliques- New!

Vintage 1950s Designer Black Wool Jersey Dress with Rose Appliques- New!

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Measurements

Size:  Small - Medium

Bust:  36 inches + 91 cm 

Under Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm

Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm

Hips: 37 inches + 94 cm

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 40 inches + 102 cm 

Sleeve Length from Outside Shoulder: 14 inches + 36 cm

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm

Zipper Length: 14 inches + 36 cm

Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

 

Description

* Striking 1950s tailored black 100% wool jersey dress

* Classic sheath silhouette with cinched waist and straight skirt

* Bodice with low V-neckline and ruching at bust

* Luscious individual red rose appliques in an inverted v-shape at front bodice

* 3/4 length dolman sleeves with ruching also at the cuffs and a single rose applique

* Pencil skirt with inverted black kick pleat

* Fully lined except for sleeves, raw seams with hand finished hem

* Low back with metal zipper

* Label reads Edith Flagg


Edith Flagg  started her career in 1948, after migrating to the US from Romania. Her first employment was working as a seamstress, but she quickly progressed to design. She finally started her own dress manufacturing business in Los Angeles in 1956. Her clothes were a mid-priced line – dresses for the “Average American Woman.” She specialised in dress and jacket ensembles, and also included casual dresses in the five lines she produced each year.  Her brand was also characterised by its wrinkle-resistant knitwear. Edith Flagg, Inc. soon expanded from a successful dress manufacturing company in Los Angeles to an international design house with offices and showrooms in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Cleveland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Charlotte and London, as well as a factory in Hong Kong.  She was also an active contributor to California Apparel News and Women's Wear Daily. The label lasted at least into the 1970s.  In case you didn't know, Edith Flagg was the first person to import polyester (Crimplene) to the United States and popularise it, as well as the synthetic fabric Dacron.

 

Condition 

This gorgeous dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No flaws that I can see. The red rose appliques are wonderful. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

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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.


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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 :)

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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.