Size 8 1940s Dress - New Look Black Wool 40s 50s - Long Sleeve Fall Autumn Dress with Copper Beading - Beaded Flowers - Waist 28

$ 79.99

This early 1950s black dress is a demure design for autumn, with butterfly-like beaded flowers to the fitted bodice. It has dolman sleeves with diamond gussets piecing, a collarless neckline and fitted waist seam. The A-line skirt is a generous silhouette with an asymmetric pleated panel in back, open for walking ease at the lower skirt, similar to a wrap skirt design.

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 40, Waist 28, Hip 38; Neck to Waist 15.25, Neck to Hem 41.5 Inches


None, factory made as the beadwork is machine-sewn

Matte black wool in a fine, opaque, lightweight plain-weave; metallic coppery bronze glass seed beads and bugle beads

Side seam synthetic zipper (this is a replacement), self buttons at the front bodice


Condition Detail
Beautiful overall, looks and feels clean and barely worn, the front bodice has two minuscule repaired holes that are hard to find/perceive

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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