70s Wedding Long Sleeved Gown - xs, sm

SKU: 00418-003

From the 1970s (1973 to be exact), a wedding dress with ornate cotton lace over deep olive-green.

  • Sheer chiffon is smooth in front, gathered below the empire seam at back to create a subtle, flowing watteau effect (see photo).
  • Olive green underlayer at empire bodice and cuffs.
  • Daisy-chain embroidery trims the modified bishop sleeves and under the scalloped empire bodice.
  • Acetate underlayer with horsehair trim and buckram lining for shape.
  • Nylon back zip with top hook&eye.
Worn just once, by our friend Susan G., at her 1973 wedding.

The color of the dress is a light cream. Not bright white, not yellowish.

Labels: only the size and care tags remain

Fiber/Care: unmarked, feels like cotton, polyester, acetate, and buckram, dry-clean only

Condition: excellent, and very clean, even the hem. there is fading at the underarms on the interior only. you'll want to repress before wearing, of course. 

*This dress has been professionally dry-cleaned.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 15.5"/39cm
 sleeves: 22"/55.5cm
 bust: 32.5"/82.5cm plus room for breasts from vertical darts
 bodice: 12"/30.5cm from shoulder to bottom of scallop
 ribs: 29.5"/75cm under empire seam
 empire waist: approx. 31"/78.5cm
 hips: 38"/96.5cm (measured 22"/55.5cm down from shoulder)
 length: 55"/140cm shoulder to hem

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: You are responsible for any taxes or import fees.



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