Vintage Elinor Gay party dress from the 1960s. Black taffeta with pleated silk chiffon overlay, cowl neckline, narrow belt with bow trim, back metal zipper. The skirt lining is a pencil shape. This dress is in very good condition and the only issue is a few tiny holes in the chiffon which are not visible when wearing. See last photo.
Made in the USA, union label. Tag size vintage 18 but fits a much smaller modern size. The measurements listed below were taken while dress was laying flat and doubled where appropriate.
Bust - 40 inches
Waist - 30 inches
Hips of the lining fabric - 42 inches
Length - 43 inches
Belt length adjustable from 30 to 33 inches
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