40s/50s Party Dress in Black Silk Organza - med

SKU: 00770-005

Beautifully made New Look party dress in jet black silk organza.

  • Portrait collar.
  • Slightly puffy sheer sleeves with two-button, turned-back cuffs.
  • Shirtwaist bodice with covered buttons and multiple darts for shaping.
  • Nipped waist opens from crisp pleats into full skirt (to wear with or without a crinoline - ours used in photos is not included).
  • Attached inner full slip has zip and hook&eye front with adjustable button straps.
  • New Look styling from the late 1940s or early 1950s.
  • From the Starfire estate.

Labels: none - possibly home sewn with beautiful hand finishing and attention to detail

Fiber/Care: no tags, all silk / dry-cleaning recommended

Condition: only flaw to note is a slight bit of wear or discoloration at the edge of the collar

*This vintage New Look party dress is clean and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
  bust: to about 39"/99cm at fullest, 37"/94cm across top edge
  waist: 31"/78.5cm
  shoulders: 17.5"/44.5cm
  sleeves: 17.5"/44.5cm
  bodice length: 16.5"/42cm
  bust: 40"/101.5cm
  waist: 30"/76cm
  hips: free
  total length: 44.5"/113cm (outer dress has a 10.5"/26.5cm hem!)
  hem sweep: 115"/292cm

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 



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