50s/60s Silk Graphic Print Dress

SKU: 00497-006
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Lovely tailored dress from the late 50s or early 60s. Graphic X's in navy blue on creamy white silk. Kimono-cut short sleeves, darted and tucked bodice, flattering pleats on the gently slim skirt. Belt loops. Cream silk lining. Pinked seams, hem and waist tape. Closes in back with a nylon Talon zip and top hook&eye. Beautifully made by Dorothy E., who was a skilled seamstress and had some truly lovely clothes.

Labels: none - home sewn

Fiber/Care: unmarked, all silk, dry-clean

Condition: a few glitches to note. the most obvious is a vertical stain just below the waist. our belt (modern, dreadful, and not included) is narrower than the loops. a wider belt or ribbon would better conceal the stain. there's another smaller, lighter spot around knee height. the bodice has diffuse discoloration that really doesn't show until you get under the bright lights. there's some discoloration on the lining as well. original belt is missing. price reflects the imperfections in this otherwise lovely and flattering dress. 

*We've had this dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 bodice: 15.5"/39cm
 bust: 36"/91.5cm
 waist: 28"/71cm
 hips: 42"/106.5cm
 length: 41.5"/105.5cm

(BDV SKU: 00497-006)

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