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1960s Jeweled Belt Oscar De La Renta Museum Dress

The twin of this stunning blue crushed velvet maxi dress by Oscar de la Renta is held in the Goldstein Museum of Design (the last photo is their collection archive photo) and they have this dated as being from the 1960-1965 period. Simple lines are offset by the vibrant color and that amazing belt. The belt is edged in ribbon and has huge jewels heat fused and set amongst curved silver braiding. The dress is then edged with red cording ribbon at the neck and used to accent the pockets.The overall effect is startling with that red and blue combination and the crushed velvet give it an interesting texture. Excellent condiiton

Fully lined with a silk and closes with a back, painted metal zipper with hook and eye at the neck.

Shoulders: 13.5"
Sleeves: 22"
Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 23" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 13" from neck to waist
Skirt: 41" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# DD1213

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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