This breathtaking 1960's cream knitted wool dress, embellished in its entirety with cream iridescent sequins, and finished with floral beaded details, is the perfect piece for a sparkling occasion.
The rounded scoop neckline of the dress is framed by a border of pearlescent beads and scattered floral bead and sequins motifs. The medium width shoulder straps, set off the sleeveless cut. The elegant knitted base, forms a figure hugging silhouette which is accented by scattered beaded flowers, set off by glass beaded and pearl finished tassels along the front and back of the bodice . The fitted waistline sets off the elegant line of the skirt, which is finished with two rows of pearlescent beadwork surrounding floral pearl and sequin motifs along the hemline. completing this dress in an iconic 1960's wiggle silhouette.
Label: Penn, Fifth Avenue
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: 32 inches un-stretched to 36 inches stretched
Shoulder to Hem: 41 inches
Waist: 26 inches un-stretched to 30 inches stretched
Hips: 30 inches un-stretched to 36 inches stretched
Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6
Closures: This dress fastens to the back with an 15.5 inch metal zip and a hook and eye
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Very light scattered sequin loss. Some age marks to the silk lining. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only apparent when the dress is turned inside out. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or washed in cool water
Fabric: Wool, Sequins, Pearlescent beads, Glass Beads, Silk 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.