Rendered in the softest shade of sesame silk chiffon and accented by silver claw set rhinestones, this original and luxurious 1920's dress is a beauty to behold.
The rounded neckline of the dress is framed by a double border of silver claw set rhinestones that contour the front and the back of the dress. The sleeveless cut is framed by simple shoulder straps accented by gathered stitches. The elegant bodice of the dress is accented by a rounded silk bib panel, which boasts a French seam hemline. The waistline, is set off by a matching silk chiffon belt, embellished with claw set rhinestones and a central Art Deco metal clasp. The skirt-line features a tiered silk chiffon design, with a rounded seam top panel above a bias cut hemline, completing this dress in a truly magnificent silhouette.
This dress is on the sheer side and may need to be worn with a slip to conceal ones modesty.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 45.5 inches
Waist: up to 28 inches
Hips: up to 34 inches
Size UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with four press studs and along the waist with a matching belt.
Condition: This dress is in good but not perfect vintage condition. Some difference in the lustre of some of the claw set rhinestones along the neckline and belt. A few of the rhinestones appear to the missing from the belt buckle and along the rhinestone strands of the belt, Light staining and yellowing beneath the arm holes.A few very light areas of yellowing/ age marks along the back of the bodice . A few very small scattered age marks along the skirt-line. This is not apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be professionally cleaned
Fabric: Silk Chiffon, Claw set 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. AB