Made in the softest shade of royal yellow raw silk and embellished with gold glass beads, silver claw set rhinestones and pearlescent beads, this original 1960's dress is the perfect statement piece to your vintage collection.
The high rounded neckline of the dress is constructed in a Mandarin design, with a soft turn down along the front. The Mandarin collar is fully embellished with looped gold glass beadwork, pearlescent beads and claw set rhinestones, setting off the wonderful trailing and looped beadwork along the base of the collar and neckline. The simple shoulder line of the dress, sets off the short length capped sleeves. The tailored design of the dress boasts Princess seams that run along either side of the front of the bodice and bust-line along the length of the dress, creating an iconic tailored A Line silhouette. This dress is fully lined in rayon.
Label: Union Made Label
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 37 inches
Waist: up to 32 inches
Hips: 40 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 7 inches
Size: UK 12-14 US 8-10
Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 21 metal zip and two hook and loops along the back of the collar
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Silk, Glass beads, claw set rhinestones, pearlescent beads, rayon lined.
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.