Art Deco chocolate brown silk velvet detachable peplum attaches at the waist like a belt to alter the silhouette of a dress or top. There is a large inverted pleat at the back. It has a trapezoid shaped gold tone buckle embossed with a leaf design and closing with a hook and slot. The waist is trimmed with braid and the item is fully lined. There are no tags. 1930s-1940s.
Waist 66 cm (26")
Hips 91 cm (36")
Length 18.5 cm (7.25")
Well worn but still fabulous. The velvet is worn bald around the waist and there are a few moth nibbles, see photos. Because it's velvet and it reflects the light, these bald spots look like darker reflected areas unless you get up really close.