Rare 1940s Eisenberg and Sons Studded Dress
These studded dresses from the 1940s are almost impossible to find and often examples have just a touch or detailing of stud work. This one however is like the holy grail as it is completely covered in hand set silver studs with a denser application of them on the collar. Combine that with the rare Eisenberg and Sons label and you have a winning combination for any collector. The cut is perfectly simple and perfectly feminine. The skirt skims over the hips and four inset pleated vents give it an extra kick and swing effect. The bodice is classic forties with short sleeves and a tie neck. Over the entire surface of the Ink black stretch silk crepe are tiny hand set silver studs, each individually placed in prong settings and then hammered flat by hand. They are evenly spaced to cover the dresses entirely except for the collar where they are set in a tightly spaced formation for extra detailing. One of the most striking and unusual 1940s dresses I have ever had. Excellent condition
Unlined and closes with a side zipper that appears to have been replaced with a newer one sometime in its history. the neckline buttons with fabric covered buttons as shown. I see no missing studs.
Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: to 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam of the lining
Bodice: 16" from neck to waist
Skirt: 26" from bottom of the waist band to hem
Modern Sizing equivalent: SML-MED
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
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