1950s Yellow Beaded Satin Wiggle Dress
A gorgeous little classic wiggle dress from the fifties or early sixties that is made of a deep mustard tone flat satin. It is cut to follow every curve with a nipped in waist that is further accented by a 1 and a half inch belt in the same fabric (not pictured). It was a touch too small for my mannequin so please take that into account when viewing. On the right size girl it will sit properly. I love the embroidery detail that rings the neck and arms. This is interspersed with little black beads giving it a nice contrast! Gorgeous little piece.
Note that the dress is a touch too small on my mannequin - it has a matching same fabric proper belt that would not fit so the waist is cinched in more and the skirt would sit properly on the proper sized girl and of course it would zip up all the way. There is a line of stitching across the back above the waist where it appears it was let out - this is completely covered by the belt when on. The true color is a touch more of a deep mustard. The embroidery work on the collar and arms was hand applied.
Bust: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 17.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from neck to natural waist
Skirt: 24" from natural waist to hem
Modern Sizing equivalent: XS
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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