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1940s Vintage Long Blue Silk Velvet Evening Party Dress

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SKU: WAveldr
Weight: 1.50 LBS
Height: 12.00 Inches
Width: 14.00 Inches
Depth: 3.00 Inches
Availability: Ship within 1 or 2 business days.

Dating from the late 1930's or early 1940's, a party or evening dress in a midnight blue velvet.  The fabric of the long dress is a silk or silk rayon velvet.  It appears to be home sewn.  The dress features a sweetheart neck line and a wide smocked waist.  The sleeves are full with shiring across the shoulders. 

The dress slips over the head with a short slash opening at the back.  One button at the neck closes the opening.  Buckram insets at the inside shoulders to give fullness. 

Measurements:  57" long from the neck line to hem.  14" across from shoulder to shoulder.  36" bust.  36" wiast.  

Condition:  Although nice, a couple of pencil point size soiling dots and a wear to the nap of the velvet on one of the shoulder / sleeve area (see photo).   The dress appear not to have much usage.  

 

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