50s Vintage Silk and Velvet Dress
50s Vintage Silk and Velvet DressDelicate black and red floral sheath dress with a black velvet waist. The scalloped bodice has vertical bust darts, back tucks, a scooped neckline, and short sleeves. The bodice is backed in a sheer mesh. The wide waist is black velvet which is lined in black satin. The aline skirt is lightly pleated on the front and has tucks on the back. The skirt is also lined in a light black mesh. The dress has a full back metal zipper and two decorative bows on the front.
Item: Vintage 50s Silk Sheath Dress
Material: Silk and velvet
Size: Extra small
Color(s): Black and red
Maker: Orchard Shop, Marshall Field & Company
Measurements: Taken with the garment lying flat, please double bust, waist and hips.
***This is a delicate dress, please allow extra wiggle room***
Length to waist: 15"
Back Width: 16"
Sleeve length (taken under the arm): 4"
Condition: Overall the dress is in very good condition. The only issue of note is there are two small holes at the corners of the underarms which may need to be repaired or reinforced.
Photographed on a size 2 dress form with a waist of 24.5"