1950s Couture Level Silk Jersey Dress

This is one of the best black dresses I have ever come across. It is a silk jersey fabric that has been exquisitely gathered, hand draped and tacked, to form that fantastic soft pleat effect. The neckline has a twist detail and the silk cascades over and around each shoulder. The skirt is fabulously swingy, with lots of movement. There are actually miles of fabric over the interior silk lining in that skirt but it is so light it falls and drapes perfectly. A silk satin flat bow finishes. The dress is superbly made and the photographs do not come close to giving this dress its full due. Its one of those "take your breathe away" because it is just so well done. Excellent condition!

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