Ethereal Malcolm Starr Navy Blue Silk Chiffon 1950s / 1960s Ball Gown (SKU 10263CL)


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ATTENTION COLLECTORS!! Spectacular vintage 1950s/1960s Malcolm Starr navy silk chiffon gown. LAYERS AND LAYERS OF LOVELY! Overskirt is long-sleeved with rounded neck, nipped waist and massive 240" sweep. There three additional silk chiffon panels measuring 60" each that will create astounding movement on the dance floor. Matching navy satin fringed bow and belt. Long sheer sleeves with snap closures. Sheer navy upper bodice. Deep sheer back with matching fabric buttons and a hidden metal zipper. Diamond armhole gussets are not an add-on as I understand it, but typical of the era and considered a great technological advance at the time. Full lining and metal Conmatic (?) zipper closure.

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: ” (doubled = ")
* Waist: " (doubled = ")
* Hips: " (doubled = ")
* Length: "
* Lining Sweep: 62"/Overskirt Sweep 240"/3 Extra Panels: over 60" eachBrand/Designer: Malcolm Starr

Period/Year: 1950’s/1960s

Origin: Unmarked. Likely Made in USA

Condition: Very good to Excellent. A little bit of seam/fabric pulling in armholes. Left armhole has fabric tear on seam that can be easily repaired (See photos).

Color: Navy Blue

* Dress: Unmarked. Likely silk chiffon with silk illusion panels.
* Lining: Unmarked. Likely silk.

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