1950s black dress with a draped rayon jersey bodice, capped sleeves, dropped waist and full taffeta acetate skirt. Tailored bust, waist and upper hips. Bodice is fully lined with black acetate fabric, a black muslin under-skirt lines the skirt. Metal zipper up the side.
label: no labels, professionally made
condition: clean with no noticeable issues, checked for loose seams. Two tiny pulled pinholes, one on the right sleeve (lost in the draped fabric) and one on the lower back skirt (also not noticeable). Pulling along the front and back vertical seams on the bodice, not noticeable thanks to black fabric.
bust (interior): 40 1/2”
upper hip: 38”
length: 44 1/2”
skirt length (from natural waist): 28 1/2”
arm opening (circumference around): 18”
cuff opening (circumference around): 13”