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"Decorated " Vintage 1940's Black & Coral Beaded & Embellished Dress UK 10-12 US 6-8


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"Decorated " Vintage 1940's Black & Coral Beaded & Embellished Dress UK 10-12 US 6-8

This original 1940's dress, made in the most sumptuous black crepe silk, with coral crepe silk accents along the shoulders and sleeves, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by small pleated gathers along the shoulders that create draped pleats along the yokes. Her shoulder line is decorated with coral coloured crepe silk, which runs from the shoulders to the end of each sleeves. Decorated in gold toned chain stitch embroidery, glass beads, metal studs, rhinestones and sequins, in shades of white, bronze, gold and turquoise creating the most eye catching and mesmerising details.
Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline.
Her elegant skirt line, boasts 7 pleats that commence along the centre front of the hipline, and are framed to either side by rounded seams, creating the illusion pockets, while drawing the eye to the elegant drape of the skirt.
white turquoise gold
Label: None

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 9.5 inches

Size: UK size 10-12 US 6-8

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition
A small patch mend to the left hand of the bodice next to the zip fastening.
Some very light discolouration along the shoulder line, a small seam mend to the right of the neckline.
Some light beads and embellishment loss, a few beads, sequins and rhinestone are missing from the sleeve.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with 10.5 inch metal zip

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Crepe silk, beading, chain stitch embroidery, sequins, rhinestones

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.