• Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!
  • Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!

Vintage 1950s Red & Black Plaid Wool Dress- New!

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Measurements

Size: Medium - Large

Bust:  40 inches + 102 cm 

Waist: 32 inches + 81 cm

Hips: 40 inches + 102 cm

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  42.5  inches + 108 cm 

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm

Zipper Length: none

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

 

Description

* Striking 1950s red wool (or wool blend) dress

* Fabric design features black plaid pattern

* Classic silhouette with box top and full skirt

* Long sleeved bodice with front black button closure

* Bodice has black contrast piping on sleeves, front, collar and hips

* Two shallow inset pockets on front bodice edged in black piping

* Skirt features large box pleats from dropped waist

* Unlined with raw seams and hand finished hem

* Meant to be cinched in at waist belt loops but no belt

* 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

 

 

Condition 

This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No flaws that I can see, cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

 

Shop Policies

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
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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.