White, strapless 1950s or early 60s cupcake dress with defined waist, crumb-catcher bodice, and full skirt. Gown is fully lined, with attached net crinoline. We show it over an additional crinoline slip, not included. Metal Relees-It brand zip with hook&eye at top and waist. Union made in the U.S.A.
Labels: only a 1955-'63 ILGWU label and a style/size tag remain
Fiber/Care: unmarked, synthetic (most likely nylon and/or poly) organza over satin over net, washable
Condition: underarm discoloration (worse on right than left) and some "striping" at the side center back may lift with targeted treatment, although it's inconspicuous as is (the studio lights make it more pronounced). see photos. one very small spot on back of skirt is lost in folds.
*This vintage ball gown is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*
bodice at side seam: 8.25"/21cm
bodice at ctr front: 11"/28cm
skirt length: 43"/109cm
hem sweep: 170"/431.5cm
For reference, the dress fits Delphine the Mannequin (and is not clipped to her in the photos), although there's a bit of wiggle room, and a somewhat larger bust would fill it out better than she does. She measures bust: 32, rib: 27, w: 24
(BDV SKU: 00555-002)
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