1940s Dress - Vintage Dress - Black Dinner Dress With Tucks and Braid - Bust 91 cm
1940s Dress - Vintage Dress - Black Dinner Dress With Tucks and Braid
Beautiful black dinner dress in a rayon crepe fabric which is pleated all over. The mid-calf length dress has a slightly raised waist and is straight at the front. The skirt flares out quite full below the hips at the back. It swishes beautifully while you are dancing. Bobbly braid trims the neckline all around and covers the shoestring straps. The neckline is lower at the back and it closes at the side with a metal zipper. No tag, this is a custom made garment. Rayon crepe.
Dry clean only.
Medium to large
Bust 91 cm (36")
Raised waist 20 cm (8") from the underarm is 84 cm (33")
Natural waistline to 89 cm (35")
Hips 96 cm (38")
Length 117 cm (46")
Very good. There is a small threadbare patch, not quite a hole, near the top at the back, see photo 5, top. One or two small faint smudges, not noticeable. This garment led a second life as a theatre costume, and the costumers marks are inside on the facings.