Delightful true black (showing a little lighter in photos) lace 1950s cocktail dress. No label.
The fitted bodice has gathered lace section over bust. The top is trimmed with black satin binding and shoe-string straps are also satin. It is lined with a nude coloured tulle fabric.
The stunning full skirt is made from rows of gathered lace. Has full black acetate petticoat trimmed with lace and side zip closure at top of bodice. There is also an extra nude coloured tulle underskirt for fullness and the colour shows off the lace. Closes at back with a long metal zip. Velvet ribbon isn’t original but is included in price.
Please note Shown with a full crinoline not included in price
Condition In excellent condition.
Size small (approx AU 8)
Please check measurements as the waist measurements were very small and the girls shorter in the 1950s. Measurements are measured flat on dress so please remember to allow room to move. It is always a good idea to check measurements against a dress that you know fits
Bust 81 cm (32 inches)
Waist 66 cm (26 inches)
Length from shoulder to waist
42 cm (16 1/2 inches)
Length waist to hem
66 cm (26 inches)
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