Mid Century Purple Iridescnt Taffeta Dress, ca 1950s

$150.00 USD



  • Taffeta
This stunning taffeta dress is in excellent vintage condition: I can find no flaws other than a split seam on the arm hole; its original belt has gone missing.

Please be sure to note the luminescence of the fabric and the flattering diagonal pleats on the bodice; note, too, the 2" wide notched cuff on each sleeve and the pretty V decolletage just below the triangular inserts of the bodice. There is a shoulder pad on each side.The full skirt makes an alluring "swish" when one moves!

Approximate measurements:
shoulder to shoulder: 16"
arm pit to arm pit: 17"
waist (flat): 15"
hips (flat): 18"
side metal zipper length: 8"
sleeve length: 6"
back length: 46"

This would make a wonderful addition to your vintage clothing collection and is a fine example of wearable late 1940s, early 1950s textile art.

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