Size 6 Cocktail Dress - 1940s 50s Delicate Black Floral Lace Frock - Exquisite Quality Taffeta & Silk Crepe Ballerina - Bust 34.5 - 38986

$ 85.98

This lovely vintage cocktail dress is finely made in fabrics common to the 1930s & 40s, though its ballerina-like silhouette dates it to the early 1950s. It has a U-neckline to the lace-over-crepe bodice with sash ties to the sides. Has rich gathers to the bouffant skirt lined in taffeta.

Ladies' Size
6 to 7

Bust 34.5, Waist 26; Shoulder to Waist 16.25, Shoulder to Hem 39 Inches


None, probably made by a dressmaker, hand-finished

Fine black floral net lace, sheer black voile, linings are almond silk crepe and black taffeta

Side seam hooks/eyes at left bodice


Condition Detail
Very wearable, has subtle beige liquid dots to the crepe lining at bust, this is hard to perceive through the lace; a repaired left side seam to the bodice, not noticeable; many penpoint holes through the lower skirt and ends of sash, this is noticeable only if scrutinized, hard to see in black

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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