SOLD Black Crepe 40s Party Dress | Small

  • $ 198.00
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Stunning black crepe cocktail party dress from the 1940s! Super modern and in seriously excellent condition for being 70+ years old!! Features thick sewn in shoulder pads that give the shoulders some amazing structure, smocking detail along both shoulders, a fitted waist with a curved yoke that falls into a gathered skirt, and a sweet and unique round pocket on the front right of the hip that is trimmed in a chain stitched blue and green floral design and looping gold sequins! There is a small metal zipper at the back of the neck that measures 6.5" long and a hidden metal zipper on the left side seam. Unlined, no pockets.

Fits like a modern size | Small
Tag size | n.a.
Material | Crepe , with chain stitched embroidered and sequin trim
Label | Carlye

Vintage condition (out of 10) | 9

*Model is 5’6” with measurements of 34x28x40, wears a modern size Small in tops and Medium in bottoms.

Measurements taken lying flat - double the bust, waist and hips for true measurement.

Shoulders (sleeve hem seam to seam) | 23.5"
Sleeve length (neck seam to sleeve hem) | 9.5"
Bust (armpit to armpit) | 19.5" (39")
Waist | 13.5" (27")
Hips | up to 42"
Length (shoulder seam to hem) |


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+ Each of these items are vintage and presumed to be pre-worn! We do our best to detail any notable flaws. We will never rate an item a '10' because that would mean it has never been worn. A '9' rating is the best! We will never list anything below an 8.
+ Each item has been machine washed using Gain liquid laundry detergent and dried outside in the California sunshine, with the exception of items that are dry clean only (mainly anything Silk or Wool).


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