From the late 1960s or early 1970s, a silver blue gown with long sleeves and graceful, floor-sweeping hemline.
- Bugle bead and pearl detail at peaked empire waistline.
- Draped swag treatment at center front.
- A-line skirt.
- Some hand finishing. Taped hem. Nylon back zip with top hook&eye.
- Union made in the U.S.A.
From the Alma P. estate.
Labels: three labels were clipped from the side seam. one looks to have been a 1963-'74 ILGWU label.
Fiber/Care: no tag, feels like a high-quality polyester single-knit (stretches horizontally), hand washable
Condition: we've made repairs to three minuscule holes in the upper back of the right sleeve, close to the shoulder seam (see photos -- it is nearly imperceptible)
*This maxi dress is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*
shoulders: 14.5" (36.5cm)
sleeves: 23.5" (59.5cm)
bodice: 12.5" (31.75cm) from shoulder to center of beaded band
bust: 35" (89cm) plus vertical darts and plenty of stretch
(Lola is 32" around, and doesn't fill it out very well)
empire waist: 30" (76cm) at beading, with no stretch
natural waist: 31" (78.5cm) with plenty of stretch
hips: 48"+ (122cm+) measured 9" below natural waist
length: 57" (144.75cm) from shoulder to hem on front
☞ Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. ☜
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