1950s Black Chiffon Grecian Cocktail Dress

This lovely little black fifties cocktail dress is a dream. Made of a chiffon it has a touch of a Grecian feel to it with that bodice and the way the chiffon is layered over the inning part. Two panels of chiffon sweep down over the bodice in deep plunges. The inner bodice is a nude chiffon covered with an applique of braided cord. A panel of gathered chiffon defines the waist and then the skirt sweep out and is quite full. There is enough skirt that you could wear a crinoline under it and get a very full cupcake effect. Excellent condition

The bodice is two layers of the nude chiffon and the skirt is lined in a black silky taffeta rayon. It closes with a painted metal back zipper.

Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 16" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 30" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# E526

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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