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"Golden Botanicals " Vintage late 1930's Gold & Black Botanical Printed Evening Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6


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"Golden Botanicals " Vintage late 1930's Gold & Black Botanical Printed Evening Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6

This breathtaking late 1930's golden printed botanical evening dress, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her sweetheart neckline is framed by braided shoulder straps, and a central gather along the bust-line, creating radiating pleats along the bust. Her fitted bodice is accented by a central pointed panel between the panels of the bust, and a matching fabric belt, that draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. The wonderful drape of the skirt, is accented by a rounded cut hemline.
The V shaped backline of the dress, is accented by the back of the braided shoulder straps, and matching hook and loop button fastening.

Label: Bourne & Hollingsworth

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 57.5 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Hips: up to 52 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches

Size: Small UK 8-10

Closures: This dress fastens to the back with 12 button and loops, the belt fastens with a hook and loop

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with some areas of light and gentle fade to some of the gold accents, where these appear less shimmery, this is a natural process. This is not apparent when the dress is being worn.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk

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.