"Mariette" Vintage 1950's Silk Brocade Lamé Dress
This 1950's silk brocade dress, with an abstract orange floral pattern with a gold thread lamé weave on a black background is perfect for any special occasion.
The simplicity of her round neckline, sets off short capped sleeves and a fitted bodice. Her nipped in waist is accented by a tailored skirt, showcasing the beautiful tailoring of the era.
Enjoy wearing this dress paired with a black fitted jacket and matching court shoes to complete you outfit.
Provenance: Belgium, Brussels
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 42 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches
Waist: up to 31 inches
Hips: up to 41 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 7.5 inches
Size:Medium UK 14
Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 21 inch metal zip
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Silk Brocade & Lamé
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.