1960s Unlabeled Demi Couture Bead & Sequin Copper Silk Dress
This lovely little dress has no label to tell us its maker, but was certainly a high end piece. Inside it is finished primarily by hand with evidence of some machine finishes suggesting a demi-couture level piece. The body of the dress is heavily finished with copper colored glass seed and tube beading. Tiny gold sequins are scattered throughout the circular design. All have been meticulously placed by hand and the workmanship s very fine. This is done an a deep copper silk that has just a touch of iridescence to it. The cut skims over the body with a defined banded waist. The skirt follows the hip and narrows at the hem. The sleeves are set with a slight bit of volume at the shoulder and end just past the elbow. Excellent condition
Fully lined in the same silk as the exterior. It closes with a back, hand set zipper. It appears unworn or worn very little
Slight drop shoulders: 17"
Bust: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to top waist seam
Skirt: 28" from the top waist to hem (includes the 1.75" band)
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
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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