1950s Fully Beaded Brillant Turquoise Gown
I always have a soft spot for these formal beaded 1950s gowns and it is very unusual to find one in such a magnificent color! The satin base is a deep azure turquoise blue and it is quite beautiful. The fabric has a floral pattern worked through it and then onto this are a combination of seed and tube beads that follow and highlight that design. This is done from top to toe making the gown a good weight when you lift it but once on it perfectly balances and feels comfortable. The top is simple and sweet and the skirt gently widens as it nears the floor. I adore the way the back has extra fabric and fullness and how it is caught up in that sweet bow! Very old Hollywood. Excellent condition.
Fully lined in a turquoise silky rayon and closes with a painted metal zipper. The beads appear to be present with perhaps a missing one here or there but no bare spots.
Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 14" from top of shoulder to waist
Skirt: 38.5" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: 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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