Size 8 Strapless Black Dress - 1950s Silk Chiffon & Crepe Cocktail with Gingham Ribbon Neckline - 50s Small Fitted Audrey LBD - Bust 35

$ 89.99

A 1950s dress for a vintage vixen! This beautifully made black dress looks like a contemporary design, but look closely and you'll see authentic vintage details, fine fabrics, and meticulous hand-finishing. It's a strapless cocktail dress in silk chiffon over crepe, with a khaki & black plaid ribbon to the bandeau neckline. From an extensive estate just outside Manhattan.

Ladies' Size
8 to 9

Bust 35, Waist 28, Hip 38; Front Bust Edge to Waist 10.75, Front Bust Edge to Hem 33.5 Inches
*interior hem is about 7 inches deep and could be let out if desired


None, probably made by a dressmaker, expertly done

Black silk chiffon, black crepe lining, black & khaki plaid gingham style rayon ribbon with scalloped edge

Center back metal zipper


Condition Detail
Barely worn and near excellent, the bandeau ribbon trim has five shadowy tan liquid lines on the khaki portion of the ribbons, most located under the arms, somewhat noticeable but fairly well obscured by the color and pattern of the ribbon; the bottom of the zipper has been re-stitched by machine; originally had skinny illusion shoulder straps that have been cut

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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