1950s Edith Small Lace Cocktail Dress

This dress is drop dead gorgeous in every single way. It is gorgeous! Look closely and you will see that the lace is actually all rows stacked on top of each other! Each of the lace rows is stitched separately into place and set to just slightly overlap the row above and below it!! Because of the way the dress is cut this would have been designed and then the lace applied to the fabric to accommodate the design. The bodice has wide straps with the same technique used and a square cut neckline. It follows the wearers curves and nips in at the waist. The skirt skims over the hips with a built in pleat at the back that allows the wearer to walk! The color is gorgeous too - a pale nude peach that is very flattering. Excellent condition, extremely well made and appears unworn

Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 16.5" from top of shoulder to waist
Skirt: 30" from waist to hem

Fully lined in a matching pale peach silk crepe. It closes with a back painted metal zipper and hook & eye at the top of the neck. Hand finished throughout.

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML

Item# DD899

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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