Pretty party dress from the 1950s or early 60s. Purple-on-black hydrangea print in polished cotton, fully lined. Double spaghetti straps. Crumb-catcher bodice with nipped, peaked waist. Lavender velvet attached sash. Full skirt with inverted pleat detail at back. Wear it with or without a crinoline (not included). Closes in back with metal Murlen zipper and hooks and eyes at top and waist.
Labels: none - home sewn
Fiber/Care: no tags, polished cotton with acetate lining, dry-cleaning recommended
Condition: some minor dings to the velvet ribbon and ever-so-slight allover wear, as shown in photos
*This dress came to us previously cleaned. It's ready to wear.*
Garment Measurements (leave yourself breathing room):
shoulder to lowest point of waist seam: 16"/40.5cm
waist: 24"/61cm (there's a bit to let out
at various seams)
skirt length: 21.5"/54.5cm with 3.5"/8.5cm hem
hem sweep: 82"/200.25cm
Dress is not clipped to Cecelia, who measures b: 33.5", rib: 27.5", w: 23". She has some room to spare.
(BDV SKU: 00561-001)
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