50s Ivory Brocade Dress & Jacket by Mardi Gras - sm

Vintage 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.*

Measurements:
Dress -
    shoulders: 16.5" (to outside edges)
    bust: 32" plus seaming
    bodice: 15"
    waist: just shy of 26"
    hips: 38"
    skirt length: 25.5" (from slightly empire waist)
Jacket -
    bust: 38" plus seaming
    length: 16"

(BDV SKU: 00168-001)

 

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