Vintage 1950s Painterly Floral Silk Party Dress - New!

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$290.00 AUD
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SKU #1758


Size: Small

Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm 

Waist up to: 26 inches + 66 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

Total Length:  44 inches + 112 cm 

Hem Length: 6 inches + 15 cm

Zipper Length: 10 inches + 25 cm



* Vintage 1950s multi-coloured silk dress

* Vibrant painterly floral print in lime, jade, magenta, sapphire, purple, pink and grey 

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and very full skirt

* Sleeveless bodice with shelf bust and deep oval neckline

* Bust area features diagonal pleating on either side

* Skirt features straight front panel with wide knife pleating throughout

* Beautiful backline with long straps and tapering shelf bust panel

* Working back metal zipper, raw seams and hand finished hem

* Lining to bodice with pellon stiffening under bust for structure 



This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see. Silk is in wonderful condition and the colours are particularly vibrant. Worth of note is that the straps have been shortened in the back and could be returned to original position if desired.  The straps are attached by a button and are easily adjustable. 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.

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 if this rare circumstance arises.


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