Beautifully made gown features a cheerful, somewhat-psychedelic floral print in leaf green, pink, lavender, navy, and yellow on a white ground. Smooth, luxurious fabric has subtle, alternating vertical stripes of voile and flat-satin finish. Satin piping at waist stops at vertical bodice seams with bow details. Fully lined. Nylon Eflon back zip with top and waist hook&eyes. From the 60s or 70s.
Labels: Posh by Jay Anderson
background information, courtesy POSH, Inc., Records, Historical Museum of Southern Florida (excerpted): Jay Anderson (1920-1983) was a graduate of the Ethel Traphagen School of Fashion Design in New York. He began his career as a junior designer in New York City. After a stint with the Army Corp of Engineers during WWII, he moved to Florida, where he designed custom clothes for Miami's socially prominent women. He established Jay Anderson, Inc. there, in 1956. The company, renamed POSH, Inc., became the largest couture business in the southeastern U.S., with collections sent to upscale stores across the country four times each year.
Fiber/Care: unmarked, feels like fine cotton, dry-clean only
Condition: very light all-over wear, no flaws to note
*This dress has been professionally dry-cleaned and is ready to wear.*
shoulders: 16.5" (to outer edges of very slight
bust: 35" plus seams
length: 57" nape to hem
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