50s Light Brown Taffeta Party Dress

SKU: 00494-004
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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.*

Garment Measurements:
 bust: 36"/91.5cm
 waist: 29.5"/75cm
 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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