1950s David Hart Brocade & Rhinestone Dress

This is a lovely feminine silk-look satin brocade cocktail dress in a pretty soft golden tone with an elaborate taupe bow detail. The detailing wraps around the bust to define the waist at the front, continues around the back and then two panels cascade to the hem. This is classic 1950s and quite wonderful. There Is just the faintest of a gold undertone to the color - here it looks slightly more of a pale yellow but the color is richer feeling in person. The skirt is cut in an exaggerated and full A-line that has a built in underskirt made of tulle that holds that fullness but without the "cupcake" look that can be harder to wear for most girls. The bodice is squared off with wide straps in the same fabric that curve up and over the shoulder to a slightly lower back. For the perfect final detail, little yellow rhinestones are scattered over the dress in hand prong setting. Very romantic feeling and pretty. Presents as excellent condition with a couple of minor items to note below.

Interlined through the bodice with silk organza and the skirt has a built in tulle underskirt. It closes with a side painted metal zipper. There is a the slightest bit of discoloration on the fabric under one arm. Very wearable as is. It would not photo and is mentioned for accuracy. There is some light foxing/scuffing marks on one of the back ties along where it naturally folded on the  Priced accordingly.

Bust: 15-16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Length: 45.5" from shoulder strap to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# E606

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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