Vintage Custom Made 3 Piece Coral Sequin Evening Ensemble with Ostrich Feathers, ca 1970s

$625.00 USD



  • Silk
  • Sequins
  • Chiffon
  • Satin
WOW - JUST WOW! This stunning creation features matching coral silk sequinned wide leg trousers, shell top and jacket adorned with luscious brown ostrich feather trim. The ensemble was created and made for the late Edith Clementine Crawford-Gibson of Baltimore, MD. who was named to Baltimore's Best Dressed List on numerous occasions; she was also the first Black woman to supervise secondary art education in Baltimore public schools The ensemble is in pristine vintage condition: I can find no flaws.

The jacket and trousers are lined in coral satin; the shell, in coral chiffon. The waist of the shell is elasticized.

Approximate measurements:
shoulder to shoulder: 19"
armpit to armpit: 19"
back length: 26"
sleeve length: 21" + 6" feather trim
armpit to armpit: 18"
waist: up to 28"
back length: 23"
back zipper: 15"
waist: 26"
hips: 34"
trouser leg (waist to hem): 44"
inseam: 28"
back zipper (under 1" waist band): 5"

What an incredible addition to your evening wear collection - and a beautiful addition to your vintage clothing collection!

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