Size 10 Roses Silk Dress - Medium 1950s Cocktail Dress by Luisa Spagnoli - Blue Gray White - 50s Haute Quality Italian Deadstock - Waist 28

$ 195.00

Just imagine what the best dresses of 1950s Italy looked like, and you'd dream up a dress like this! It's a gorgeous tailored hourglass dress with a broad notched lapel that points to the nipped waist seam, so chic with half sleeves and radiant pleats to the straight skirt. Original sash style belt with self buckle included. It's a vivid silk in painterly florals, thin and crisp, with extensive hand finishing. Pristine deadstock from one of the best Italian ready-to-wear brands of the mid 50s.

Ladies' Size
9 to 10

Bust 37, Waist 28, Hip 40.5; Shoulder to Shoulder 15.75, Sleeve Length 15, Neck to Waist 14.5, Neck to Hem 40.5 Inches
*the belt fits a 27" waist at max, unless an additional notch is added


' 100% PURE SILK ' and ' Luisa Spagnoli / PERUGIA / MADE IN ITALY ' at back neck

Painterly print silk foulard, thin and opaque, in elegant carnegie blue, slate blue-grays, amber brown, and white florals; zipper set in by hand; interior seams are serged

Side seam metal zipper, self buckle and hidden snaps on the belt


Condition Detail
As new, unworn

Washing Instructions
Dry clean

Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths. To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip.

Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description. Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal.

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