"Red Brocade " Vintage 1950's Red Brocade & Velvet Evening Dress
This beautiful vintage 1950's red silk brocade & velvet evening dress, is is the perfect piece for that special occasion
Her square shaped neckline is framed by a sleeveless cut and silk brocade shoulder straps. Her red velvet bust line, features a side brocade sash that joins the shoulder strap in a decorative brocade bow. Her fitted boned bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline, and full flowing brocade skirt, lined in a soft cotton petticoat for added volume.
Provenance: Devon, Great Britain.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: 32 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 56 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Size: Small UK 6-8
Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 15 inch metal zip.
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with some light impressions to the velvet bodice
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: silk brocade, velvet
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.