Extraordinarily Chic 1940s Vintage Beaded / Sequined Black Silk Crepe Cocktail Dress (SKU 10500CL)

$139.00

Shipping to United States: Free

1940s vintage beaded and sequined black silk crepe or rayon cocktail/evening dress. Classic 1940s style dress with nipped waist and inset short sleeves. What makes it unique is the second wrap/overlay skirt with iridescent jet and bugle bead accents. Same beaded and sequined accents on cute little breast pocket! Another unique feature is the matching self belt that closes IN THE BACK!! Black metal zipper ("Made in USA" CROM?). Unlined. You've gotta look at the closeup shots to really appreciate the subtle, special details on this dress!. In super condition!

Brand/Designer: Unmarked

Period/Year: 1940s

Origin: Unmarked. Likely Made in USA

Condition: Very good. A few loose threads and beads. No discoloration, snags or tears. Remarkably well preserved!

Color: Black

Marked Size: Unmarked (See Dimensions)
**Please check the measurements provided below before purchasing. Vintage clothing sizes often fit much smaller than modern sizes.**

Dimensions (clothing is measured flat and unstretched):
* Bust: 18” (doubled = 36")
* Waist: 14" (doubled = 24")
* Hips: 18" (doubled = 36")
* Length: 48"

Fabric/Material:
* Dress: Unmarked. Likely silk crepe.

SKU: 10500CL

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* Lipstick Girl Vintage (LGV) is a smoke-free, pet-friendly environment. Garments and other items are handled and stored in a pet-free, restricted area, however there is a potential for exposure. Due to the age of the items, LGV cannot guarantee against any previous contact with smoke or other allergens.
* All items are vintage and pre-owned. We disclose any flaws we find, however, it is possible that a flaw has been accidentally overlooked. We will offer a refund only if an item has been largely misrepresented.
* Please note that Lipstick Girl Vintage regularly sells items of historical significance, and, from time to time, some of these items might be considered controversial in nature. Lipstick Girl Vintage endeavors to offer these items for sale as sensitively as possible, by trying to balance cruelty and endured with the important historical nature of many of these garments. What we wear, and how it has changed over time, is part of our story.

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