40s Vintage Black Rayon Dress
40s Vintage Black Rayon DressA lovely vintage black party dress from the 40s or early 50s. This blouson style evening dress has a fold over collar with a keyhole opening accented with a square white rhinestone embellishment (one rhinestone is missing). The three-quarter length sleeves have ruching on the interior seam. The bodice has a short metal zipper and vertical tucks at the back. The aline skirt is full and has a nice drape. It may have been shortened professionally at some point. The dress has a size metal zipper and a decorative belt with a matching rhinestone embellishment on the front, The belt buckles in the back.
Item: Vintage 40s Black Rayon Evening Dress
Material: n/a, appears to be rayon
Color(s): Black, white rhinestones
Measurements: Taken with the garment lying flat, please double bust, waist and hips.
Length: Shoulder t to hem - 37"
Length: Shoulder to waist - 17"
Sleeve length (taken under the arm): 10"
Back Width: 16"
Condition: Very good. One rhinestone missing on the neck embellishment (missing from the lower left corner). Dress was probably shortened from original design.
Photographed on a dress form with the following measurements, Bust 35 1/2", Waist 25 1/2", Hips 35 3/4", Rib cage 29 1/2"