1950s formal dress // Sugar Icing vintage 1940s / 50s black velvet and taffeta dress , small


Shipping to United States: $7.50

-- late 40s / early 1950s formal gown
-- black velveteen paired with velvet flocked pink taffeta
-- high necked bodice with cap sleeves
-- bodice back finished with a keyhole opening and simple tie at the neck
-- striking, saw tooth drop waist hem over the fitted hips
-- flowing candy pink taffeta with all over flocked leaf pattern
-- pull over entry with hidden side zip closure

label: "Sis Originals"
material: cotton velveteen, flocked taffeta, metal zipper
size: fits like a contemporary small, please refer to measurements below

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bust: 34"
waist 26"
hips: 38"
length: 47.5" from shoulder top to hem

All measurements are taken while garment is laying flat and then doubled unless otherwise noted. Please allow yourself some "wiggle room" when determining fit.

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There have been previous repairs made to each underarm area as pictured and a small patch to what appears to be a cigarette ash burn hidden among the folds of the skirt. Dress is otherwise clean, structurally sound and presents beautifully.


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