Vintage Drop Waist Flapper Style Silk Dress, Goldenrod with Black Polka Dots, ca 1970s

$90.00 USD



  • Silk
This sensational 2-piece silk flapper style dress and slip is in excellent vintage condition: I can find no flaws. The dress fabric is softly gathered to create flowing, unstructured pleats.In goldenrod yellow, with black polka dots

The dress is collarless, sleeveless, tea length, with a wide fitted dropped waist, circled with 5 thin black stripes alternating with wider yellow & black polka dot bands. The arm openings are long, revealing the upper sides of the lovely goldenrod slip below. There are a pair of thin snap straps at the shoulders to hold bra straps and/or the slip's straps in place. A side zipper is topped with a hook & eye and 3) snaps.

The maker's label is not present. There is a tag indicating the dress is 100% Silk, Made in Hong Kong, Size 4.

Please refer to the following measurements since standards for vintage and contemporary sizes can differ.

For the slip
Bust: 30"
Waist: 31-32"
Hips: 36"

For the dress
Bust: full, loose pleats, lots of range of fit
Natural waist: full, loose pleats, lots of range of fit
Fitted, dropped waist: 30"
Hips: 34"
Garment length: 49"
Circumference/sweep at hem: 126"

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