Evening begins | 1950s velvet & taffeta dress
Vintage 1950s silk velvet and taffeta 2-piece dress set. Stunning slim fitting velvet bodice with modified sweetheart neckline, gathered cap sleeves with slight padding, and side metal zipper. The top is darted, has princess seams and is designed to flare out slightly below the waist. Skirt features multiple sewn panels of black taffeta with 5 velvet rings to form a full skirt with a built in black net crinoline, fitted waistline, side metal zipper with button closure. A large black velvet bow adorns the side of the skirt.
Please allow a extra room for comfortable fit and ease of movement. Item is laid flat, measurements are taken and then doubled for the bust and waist.
Top fits like: small
Bust: 33" - 34"
Length of top: 19.5"
Skirt fits like: xsmall
Length of skirt measured from top of waistline: 28"
Brand/maker: no label in the top but there is a lot no. tag with vintage size 10 Skirt label is Rattet & Son / Retay Boston and is marked with a vintage size 12 lot no. tag
Condition: very good to excellent - dress has been cleaned and is ready to wear.