1950s Vintage Little Black Dress
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Made of fine black rayon crepe, not lined, it has a back metal zipper, gathered bustline, dolman style sleeves and a tiered skirt. It is in excellent condition apart from one tiny run at the bodice, see last photo.
No tags. The measurements listed below were taken while dress was laying flat and doubled where appropriate.
Bust - 36
Waist - 28
Hips - 40
Length - 44
Sleeve circumfrence at opening - 14
NOTE:: This dress is shown on a size 4 dress form. It is not pinned for shape, this dress would best fit a size 6 to 8 US, there is no stretch to this dress please pay close attention to the measurements for bust, waist and hips.