Mid-calf length and fairly straight black dress is draped across the bust and gathered into a V neckline. A similar draping forms a bow on one hip. Closes with a metal zip in the side. Construction features underarm gussets and there are shoulder pads. Seam allowance is very wide so alterations may be possible. The fabric is acetate or rayon. Brand is Simone - Late 1940s or early 1950s.