Vintage 1950s Dress / Bright Orange Thai Silk Shantung

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Vintage 1950s New Look dress in extremely bright orange Thai style shantung silk. It has a fit and flare shape with a wide cumber-bun style waistband. It is fully lined in matching orange cotton and has a back metal zipper. It has all the natural variations in color and nubbiness that is characteristic of Thai silk. In excellent condition, apart from a few small spots of wear to the silk and a little seam stress under the arm. See last photo. This dress is absolutely adorable!

No tags, this was a bespoke dress. Please refer to measurements in inches taken while laying flat and doubled where appropriate.

Bust - 38 inches (96.52 cm)
Waist - 31 inches (78.74 cm)
Hips - Free
Length - 42 inches (106.68 cm)
Sleeve length - 7.5 inches (19.05 cm)
Shoulders across back, seam to seam, 16 inches (40.64 cm)
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Orange



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