50s Ivory Brocade Dress + Jacket by Mardi Gras - sm
1950s wiggle dress and matching short jacket in shimmering ivory, rose-pattern brocade. Sleeveless, scoop-neck dress has slightly raised, curved waist, vertical bodice darts, and pleating at hips. Metal TABIT back zip with top and waist hook&eyes and kick pleat. Jacket has elbow-length kimono-cut sleeves, seamed bodice, and a large mandarin collar with bow detail and hook&eye closure. Both pieces are fully lined. Sexy, yet refined. Would make a lovely wedding suit.
Labels: Mardi Gras New York, and 1955-'63 union label
Fiber/Care: unknown, perhaps cotton with silk or acetate lining, dry-clean only
Condition: Small stain near right underarm, as shown. Otherwise, immaculate.
*This dress and jacket set has been professionally dry-cleaned and is ready to wear.*
shoulders: 16.5" (to outside edges)
bust: 32" plus seaming
waist: just shy of 26"
skirt length: 25.5" (from slightly empire waist)
bust: 38" plus seaming
(BDV SKU: 00168-001)