60s/70s Maxi Dress - sm, med

SKU: 00440-010

From the late 1960s or early 1970s, a silver blue gown with long sleeves and graceful, floor-sweeping hemline.

  • Bugle bead and pearl detail at peaked empire waistline.
  • Draped swag treatment at center front.
  • A-line skirt.
  • Some hand finishing. Taped hem. Nylon back zip with top hook&eye.
  • Union made in the U.S.A.

From the Alma P. estate. 

Labels: three labels were clipped from the side seam. one looks to have been a 1963-'74 ILGWU label.

Fiber/Care: no tag, feels like a high-quality polyester single-knit (stretches horizontally), hand washable

Condition: we've made repairs to three minuscule holes in the upper back of the right sleeve, close to the shoulder seam (see photos -- it is nearly imperceptible)

*This maxi dress is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 shoulders: 14.5" (36.5cm)
 sleeves: 23.5" (59.5cm)
 bodice: 12.5" (31.75cm) from shoulder to center of beaded band
 bust: 35" (89cm) plus vertical darts and plenty of stretch
  (Lola is 32" around, and doesn't fill it out very well)
 empire waist: 30" (76cm) at beading, with no stretch
 natural waist: 31" (78.5cm) with plenty of stretch
 hips: 48"+ (122cm+) measured 9" below natural waist
 length: 57" (144.75cm) from shoulder to hem on front

 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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