Size 8 Silk Dress - 1950s Black & White Tulip Print Floral - Chic 50s Summer Fitted Bodice and A Line Skirt - Original Belt - Waist 27

$ 79.99

This beautiful silk dress is a chic fitted design in vivid black & white florals, silhouetted in tulip-like clusters to the thin silk print. It's mid 1950s with classic darts, a trim waist seam and a flared A-line skirt. It's faced in faille to the bodice and a papery fiber lining to the skirt. Original silk tie belt included.

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 36, Waist 27, Hip 38; Shoulder to Waist 15, Shoulder to Hem 35.5 Inches


None, factory made

Black & offwhite silk floral print in a very thin opaque weight with dupioni style fine slubs, offwhite faille bodice facing and papery non-woven fiber skirt facing

Center back metal zipper


Condition Detail
Barely worn, the neckline is beautifully altered from its original bateau line to an elegant V-neck in front, the skirt grows very gradually more beige toward the hem, this is not visible to the eye unless the lowest portion of the fabric is compared with the bodice, has approx 3-4 liquid marks to lower front skirt that are also scant and hard to notice, the skirt lining has a break and could be removed if desired

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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