50s Black Velvet Sheath Dress

SKU: 00767-003
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From the 1950s, an elegantly simple, sleeveless sheath dress in jet black cotton velvet.

  • Wiggle silhouette has ballet neckline, nipped waist, and slightly pegged skirt to showcase your figure without being too revealing.
  • Plunging V-back with metal zipper and hook&eye closure.
  • Darts and pleats in all the right places for a perfect fit.
  • Unlined except at the upper bodice.
  • Union made in the U.S.A.

Labels:  Elinor Porter, 1955-'63 ILGWU 

Condition: slight wear to velvet at a few edges, as shown in photo. the rayon hem tape is a bit frayed. the hem was let down about an inch at some time in the past (leaving no excess). presents beautifully with no obvious flaws.

*This 50s "wiggle dress" is clean and ready to wear.

Garment Measurements:
- there's little stretch to speak of, so check your body measurements, or those of a similar garment that fits you well, and refer to the FITTING ROOM for assistance or click the link at the bottom of the listing to contact us for help -

 bust: 36"/91.5cm
 bodice length: 15.5"/39cm
 waist: 28"/71cm
 hips at 9" below waist: 39"h/99cm
 total length: 41.5"/105.5cm (no hem allowance)

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 


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