70s Black Sequined Shirtwaist Party Dress - med

SKU: 00402-005

From the 1970s, the perfect combination of simple cut and over-the-top fabric.

  • Sheer black material entirely covered in alternating, zig-zag rows of sequins and metallic chain-stitched yarn.
  • Dress closes down the front placket with strong, fabric-covered snaps.
  • The 10 satin-covered buttons are decorative (no buttonholes).
  • Cream satin collar and french-style cuffs with two-snap closure.
  • Thread loops hold attached, black satin belt with permanently knotted bow.
  • Waist closes at front at either of two double sets of hooks&eyes.
  • Acetate lining at bodice and skirt.
  • Union made in the U.S.A.

From the Hull estate.

Labels: only a care and 1974-'95 Union label remain

Fiber/Care: unknown, feels like a woven nylon with acetate lining and synthetic satins, dry-clean

Condition: the waist hooks&eyes had been moved, so we left those and added another set in the original spot (handy if you plan to eat at the party!), there is some minor discoloration at the collar crease and cuffs, we've tidied up the loose threads at the neck where a few sequins are missing (photo was taken beforehand)

*This dress has been professionally dry-cleaned and is ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 15.25" (38.5cm) 
 sleeves: 23" (58cm)  
 bust: 36" (91.5cm) plus darts
 waist: 29.5" (75cm) at smaller setting, 
 31" (78.5cm) at larger setting
 hips: 40" (101.5cm)
 length: 42.5" (108cm) nape to hem

 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. 

~ Proud member of the Vintage Fashion Guild ~


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