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1960s Oscar De La Renta Ruffled Gown

I have two of these listed - identical twins of each other - with this one being a touch smaller then the other. It is a beautiful 1960s gown from Oscar De La Renta! It is shockingly light - I know it looks like it should not be with the gold - at first glance it appears to be a brocade, but the fabric is actually a really unusual textured silk organza fabric. Onto this, gold thread has been worked in to highlight the vibrant print that is custom screened onto the gown. The pattern is fantastic - blues, greens and purples flowers explode across its surface, with shots of hot pink, all done on a deep blue backdrop. The upper bodice is fitted and has a extravagant ruffled collar with the sleeves left unlined. I love how the design becomes denser as it nears the hem and on the sleeves - this cleverly draws the eye and creates a long. lean silhouette. The original wide matching fabric sash/tie belt is present and helps to define and conch on the waist. Excellent condition

Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from shoulder to waist
Skirt: 39" from waist to hem
Sleeves: 21"

The dress is fully lined in a blue silk and closes with a back painted metal zipper. It has its original tie belt that is also in excellent condition

Modern Sizing equivalent: XS-SML

Item# DD455

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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