Mary McFadden Couture 1980s Peachy Pink Gown with "Marii" Pleated Bodice--Size US 6 (10272CL)


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1980s Extraordinary Mary McFadden Couture Peachy Pink Gown with "Marii" Pleated Bodice. Signature, and patented, Fortuny-style pleats. Silk blend skirt with very subtle but oh-so-luxe tone on tone print. Long tapered sleeves with zipper closures at the cuffs. Spectacular multi-hued pastel sequined and beaded detailing encrust the wide waistband. Back zipper with hook and eye closure. Another side zip closure just another feature of this couture perfectly fitted gown. There is some natural give to the bodice and full skirt insuring this gown will flatter many body types. Fully lined.

In 1975, McFadden patented a new pleating technique, which produced a fabric that looked quite like that of Fortuny, but it was made from polyester and the pleating was permanent. This fabric became her trademark, along with exotic embroideries and beading.

Maker: Mary McFadden Couture

Price: 649.00

Size: US 6
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Dimensions (clothing is measured flat and un-stretched):
* Bust: 17”
* Waist: 12.5
* Hips: 15.5
* Length: 49
* Other: Sleeve: 21.5/Side Zipper: 17”/Back Zipper: 8”/Cuff Zippers: 5”

Color: Peach/Peachy Pink (see color wheel photos). Pastel sequins.
Origin: Made in USA

Era: 1970s (late)/1980s

Condition: Very Good to Excellent Condition. A few loose threads on beaded waist. Light wear along inner seam of sleeves. One stain on the silk underskirt that does not show through to the silk overskirt (see photo).

*Bodice: 100% Polyester
*Skirt: 59% Viscose/23%Polyester/18% Silk

SKU: 10272CL

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