Taffeta party dress with high-fashion details in a sophisticated mink brown (or perhaps cafe au lait) color. Complex, seamed construction features a wide, notched front neckline with V-neck at back, gusseted kimono-cut short sleeves, bust darts, and pleated, figure-enhancing hip details above the full skirt with tiny box pleats at the waist. Unlined. Pinked and taped seams. Metal "double Talon" back zip. From the 1950s.
Labels: none - complicated pattern is home sewn with skill
Fiber/Care: unmarked, taffeta (appears to be a blend, probably silk/acetate), dry-clean
Condition: there are a few scattered pin holes and marks, mostly on the lower part of the skirt. nothing noticeable. see photo.
*We've had this dress professionally dry-cleaned and it is ready to wear.*
hips (at center of pleated detail): 38"/96.5cm
shoulder to hem length: 41.5"/105.5cm
hem sweep: 130"/342cm
(BDV SKU: 00494-004)
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