alfred bosand

1970s Silk Jersey Alfred Bosand Backless Dress

This is a sexy, yet romantic gown and capelet set by Alfred Bosand that i just find to be divine. Made from a a beautiful and fine silk jersey of a pale cafe au lait color that has been screened with stunning red flowers on green vines. It has a sexy Grecian goddess feel to it with a plunging halter front and no back at all. The skirt cascades from the nipped in waist to the floor in a sleek column of silk that is not too full nor too slim. A matching capelet made of the same patterned silk fastens around the neck and is the perfect feminine finish. A really lovely and pretty set that is also very well made with hand finishes. Excellent condition

Fully lined in a nude silk through the bodice and a nude silk crepe through the skirt. The cape is unlined and has hook & eye at the neck. The dress closes with a back painted metal zipper. Hand finishes. Some very small and minor spots near hem here and there but nothing major or that detracts. Note the base color is slightly more of a creamy cafe au lait tone then photoed.

Bust: approx 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 19" on the inner lining flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 11" from shoulder to top of waist band
Banding at waist: 5"
Skirt: 47" from bottom of waist band to hem

Modern Sizing equivalent: XS-SML

Item# DD1832

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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