An opulent 1960s cocktail dress made of the very best materials, undoubtedly a couture design but alas, there is no label. This 60s strappy evening sheath has a plunging V panel of extravagant beadwork with gorgeous bohemian influrnce, showing solid metal coiled ropes, loops of fringe, metallic sequins and citrine rhinestones. The silhouette is a lilting A-line in chiffon over wool, with extensive hand-sewn details finishing at the silk lining, straps and petersham ribbon. Ladies' Size 9 to 10 Measurements Bust 36, Waist up to 34, Hip 42; Shoulder to Hem 38.25 Inches Era 1960s Label None, made by hand in a fashion house Materials Ivory silk chiffon, ivory wool in a medium-heavy weight (like a smooth suiting), ivory silk lining; trims are bronze metallic cords and trim, silvertone metal trims, citrine orange prong-set rhinestones, ivory braid, faceted citrine orange glass beads, goldtone metallic sequins Closure Center back metal zipper with hook/eye at top, interior has petersham ribbon with hooks/eyes Condition Excellent Condition Detail Looks excellent overall, freshly dry cleaned, the silk chiffon outer layer is a recent replacement of the original, the under layer of wool has 4 small repaired holes and a few very vague beige dots at lower right skirt, obscured a bit by the chiffon outer layer, the interior has mild yellowing to torso lining from perspiration and the zipper pull has enamel loss Washing Instructions Dry clean Please note: All measurements (bust - waist - hip) are the maximum body measurements that will fit the item. These measurements already have ease subtracted and they are not actual fabric widths.
To get actual fabric widths add two inches at the bust - one inch at the waist and two inches at the hip. Size listed is a modern size. Any available vintage size is noted in the Label description.Please remember vintage sizes and modern sizes can vary a great deal. Additional photos are often available - please message us and we'll be glad to reply. Please let us know if you have any questions! Shop thousands of vintage clothes in one place with VintageVixen!
The item "Size 10 Designer Dress Sumptuous Ivory Silk Chiffon & Beaded Wool A-Line" is in sale since Sunday, April 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "vintagevixen" and is located in Port Charlotte, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.