Blue silk evening gown has the skirt fall from beneath the bust, three-quarter length sleeves, V neckline and cobweb crochet trim at the neck, wrists and centre bodice. Button and loop trim at the wrists. The neckline is high at the back. The fabric is a heavy watered silk with a grosgrain like weave. Fully lined and hand finished. Closes with a zipper at the back. Made by William O'Reilly, 30 Kildare St, Dublin - 1960s - 1970s.
Bust 91 cm (36")
Under bust 73 cm (28.5")
Hips 96 cm (38")
Sleeve 49 cm (19") including trim
Shoulders 36 cm (14.25")
Back 38 cm (15")
Length 141 cm (55.5")
Excellent. The wrists once had elastic but are now beautifully loose.