Size 8 Chocolate Satin Dress with Lace Hem - Romantic 1960s Haute Quality Cocktail Formal - Ballerina Silhouette - Antique Sleeve - Bust 36

$ 179.99

Exquisite quality satin dress with romantic Victorian inspiration, made in the 1960s for a high-end boutique. This chocolate brown cocktail has a ballet neckline, and a fit & flare silhouette with a bell-like skirt edged in exposed lace to the hem. The seaming is all vertical, made to whittle the waist and fit the forearms with full sleeves that slim gauntlet style to the wrists. An exceptionally made dress, fully lined, with extensive hand-finishing.

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 36, Waist 28, Hip up to 48; Shoulder to Waist 16, Shoulder to Hem 39 Inches


" Walton - Pierce / GROSSE POINTE " at back neck

Chocolate brown satin, possibly a silk blend; black Alencon lace trim; black silky synthetic faille lining

Center back metal zipper with hook/eye, wrists have synthetic zippers to close the sleeve snugly, all expertly set in by hand


Condition Detail
Very fine condition, shows no signs of use, has 7-8 tiny picks at mid-back torso, overall exceptional

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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