1950s Cream Silk Twill Dress with Applique & Black Rose Print

A soft pretty cream silk twill has a black rose design screened over its surface in a pretty contrast that gives the dress a little drama. I have styled it over a light crinoline (not included) so that you can get an idea of just how full the skirt is. There are literally yards of fabric in the skirt and if you choose to wear it without you will get lots of lovely movement around you as you move. The bodice is simple and gorgeous - it is cut with a touch of ruching down the front to create a slight V neck and the cut is loose and flattering - a throw back to the forties. The waist is yoked and cinched to give you curves. It is a pretty dress even with just these elements but it has the added bonus of having these amazing, stiffened raffia appliques added to the front bodice and over some of the print on the skirt. These are this extra 3 Dimensional twist that just makes the dress extra special. There is no way you will not feel 100% female in this dress and it would be suitable for an afternoon wedding as well as a cocktail dress. If you love it in the pictures you will be blown away when it arrives. Excellent condition with two small notes below

Unlined and closes with a side painted metal zipper. Over all is is in pretty perfect condition but there is one tiny storage spot on the side of the bodice (photoed) and a couple of the raffia applique edges have loosened in part from the centers. You could probably tack them directly to the dress but they present fine as is for now so I have left it and priced accordingly. Note the color is slightly more cream in person. But just a touch

Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: to 21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 17.5" from natural neck to waist
Skirt: 30" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# D569

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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