This truly mesmerising 1940's double eleven red crepe silk gown, embellished with gold beads and scattered gold sequins, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.
Her elegant deep V shaped cross over neckline is framed by gold glass beaded floral patterns along each yoke and scattered gold sequins. The décolletage is accented by soft pleats that radiate up from the gathers along the side of the the waistline, where the top layer of the cross over bodice joins the side seam. Her strong shoulder line is accented by internal shoulder pads, that set off the mid length sleeves, with petal finishes along the cuffs. The sleeves are decorated with matching floral beadwork and scattered sequins. Her cinched in waistline is accented by a matching crepe silk tie, that knots to the front of the waist and is finished with arrow head cut ties, embellished with gold scattered sequins.Her elegant panel skirt, drapes beautifully, completing this dress in an iconic 1940's silhouette.
Measurements of the Gown
Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 61 inches
Waist: up to 30 inches
Hips: up to 42 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16.5 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 11.5 inches
Shoulder to Waist: 16.5 inches
Size: UK 12 US 8
Closures: This dress fastens to the side with 6 hook and loops and along the nape with 9 covered buttons and loops
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed
Fabric: Crepe Silk, sequins, glass beads
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.