40s/50s Embellished Tulle Ball Gown - sm

SKU: 00582-005

A late 1940s or early 50s layered tulle ball gown in a sophisticated colorway of maroon (or burgundy) over green. Boned, sweetheart bodice embellished with black beads and iridescent paillettes. Tulle straps can be worn tucked in for a strapless look. Defined and peaked waist. Full skirt is shown over a small crinoline, not included. Two layers of burgundy tulle over a third layer of more substantial green netting. Fully lined in pale mocha. Metal Talon side zip with hook&eye. From the Sherman estate.

Labels: none - possibly home sewn

Fiber/Care: unmarked, nylon or blend tulle and net, lining probably acetate but possibly a silk blend, glass beads, plastic paillettes / dry-clean

Condition: we have stitched closed with clear thread a horizontal tear in the outermost layer of tulle, it's hidden in the folds; we see only one missing paillette

*We've had this party dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 bodice from cup top to empire seam: 12"/30.5cm
 bust: 36"/91.5cm (21"/53cm over cups on front, plus
  15"/38cm across back)
 under bust: 29"/73.5cm
 waist: 28"/71cm
 hips: free
 length: 54"/137cm
 hem sweep: 164"/416.5cm

(BDV SKU: 00582-005)

Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 20 years old. Please read condition report provided above.

Note to International Customers: Significant overages in shipping fees (where applicable) will be refunded. You are responsible for any taxes or import fees.


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