Size 8 Amazing 1950s Dress - Marilyn Bombshell 50s Black Velvet Fitted Cocktail with Pearls, Rhinestones & Dangling Beading - Waist 27

$ 350.00

Gorgeous 1950s black cocktail dress with lavish beadwork, prong-set rhinestones, and hand-sewn faux pearls in ornate detail. This Marilyn worthy bombshell dress has a sharply angled V-neck with dangling beaded faux pearls to the bustline, an hourglass silhouette, and bold hip pockets with beaded borders. Fully faced and never worn from 50s deadstock.

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 37.5, Waist 27, Hip 38; Shoulder to Waist 15.5, Shoulder to Hem 46 Inches


Very nicely made, has a factory label at bottom of zipper that says ' Order No 5396 / Style / Size 102513 '

Plush black velvet with a short nap, not as short as velveteen; black synthetic faille facings; trims are prong-set clear rhinestones, faux pearls in two sizes, and clear glass bugle beads

Side seam metal zipper


Condition Detail
Looks near mint, unworn, the dangling beads at neckline have large faux pearls that are a bit champagne colored in areas with a crackled texture (not flaking or tacky feeling, just textured due to age)

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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