50s Cream Silk Cheongsam Dress

SKU: 00827-005
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From the 1950s, a silk qipao (also called a cheongsam) Chinese style dress in glowing golden cream silk.

  • Heavy silk satin, with silk crepe de chine lining
  • Traditional dragon and phoenix design heavily embroidered in beads and sequins (love the tiny dragon's red pupils!) 
  • Double bust darts and front and back princess seams for shapely fit
  • Closes with hook&eye at mandarin collar, multiple snaps along collar base, across shoulder, and above metal side zip, which is hand placed 
  • Completely hand finished
  • Beautifully made in Hong Kong

Labels: FLORA

Fiber/Care: no tags, all silk / dry-clean only

Condition: Signs of wear to the interior (underarm discoloration, some splitting of silk lining at back of neck and a few stress points), exterior has a couple of small spots and a bit of discoloration near the hem. Minor bead loss at collar. It presents beautifully and is very high quality. Would make a unique wedding or reception dress.

*This dress has been professionally dry-cleaned and is ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 16"/40.5cm to outer edges
 bust: 36"/91.5cm + plus room from darts for breasts
 waist: 29"/73.5cm
 hips: 38"/96.5cm
 length: 41"/104cm
☞ 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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