fine 1950s sculptural silk satin lace evening dress


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Beautiful high-end 1950’s fine black silk taffeta dress with a sculptural neckline, lace appliqué and a knife pleat skirt. The neckline is gathered along the shoulders and wraps around the back with boning to create shape. 3/4 length sleeves. The bodice is lined with and has an under-bodice of black raw silk. Black lace over a nude net and silk applique trimming the neckline, a line down the front and along the dropped waist around the back. The knife pleating on the skirt runs about midway down and then the fabric becomes smooth and full. A built-in crinoline with a horsehair band around the center and the bottom hem. Metal zipper up the back. No labels present besides the order/lot label. [photographed with an additional crinoline]

Condition: Excellent condition. Cannot find any flaws, clean and well cared for. No holes, stains, wear, loose seams or other issues.

Bust: @40 1/2″
Across Back: 18″
Waist: 28″
Upper Hips (at dropped waist): 36″
Width Between Shoulder Seams: 16″
Length: @46″
Skirt Length: @30 1/2″
Sleeve Length: 18″


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