50s/60s Red Silk Sheath Dress - xs, sm

SKU: 00463-002

Mid-century perfection. Figure-flattering wiggle sheath dress in a true-red raw silk. Piped, nipped waistline. Ballet neckline. Bust and vertical darts, plus hip gathers for shape. Full silky lining. Nylon Talon back zip with top hook&eye. Beautifully made and hand finished in the late 1950s or early 1960s

Labels: none 

Fiber/Care: unmarked, silk with a slightly slubbed texture, silky lining probably synthetic, dry-clean

Condition: there's a teeny spot on the lining only. the hem was previously taken up 1" (it could be let back down)

*This dress is clean and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
- too snug in the bodice for our model, who measures b: 35" (32D), w: 26", h: 36. there is quite a bit of seam allowance throughout, and the dress could be let out at least 2", if not more -

  bodice: 16"/40.5cm
  bust: 33"/84cm (plus room from seams)
  waist: 25"/63.5cm
  hips (9" below waist): 36.5"/92.5cm
  skirt length: 20.5"/52cm, with 2.75"/7cm hem

(BDV SKU: 00463-002)

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: Significant overages in shipping fees (where applicable) will be refunded. You are responsible for any taxes or import fees.


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