• 40’s Black Rayon Cocktail Dress Embellished with Rhinestones, Deadstock and New With Tags by Calabar By Bloomsbury
  • 40’s Black Rayon Cocktail Dress Embellished with Rhinestones, Deadstock and New With Tags by Calabar By Bloomsbury
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Brocante Market

40’s Black Rayon Cocktail Dress Embellished with Rhinestones, Deadstock and New With Tags$150.00

Size:
extra large - 2XL

Lovely black rayon blend afternoon cocktail dress embellished with rows of rhinestones. Deadstock and unworn with original tags. Circa late 1940s.

The fabric is a medium weight deep black rayon acetate blend.

Semi fitted bodice with front and back vertical darting. Nipped waist seam.

The three quarter length sleeves are cut as part of the bodice with no seams.

Small shoulder pads which can be removed with a few snips of the scissors if you prefer a natural shoulder line.

The collar is accented with three rows of rhinestones and an attached self fabric flat ribbon, also accented with rhinestones as pictured.

The skirt front features two pleats where it is sewn to the waist and front pockets as pictured.

The back features a 12-1/2" tall center back kick pleat.

I'm 5'4" and the the skirt comes to my lower calf, but may be shorter or longer on you depending on your height.

Does up the center back with a 20" long metal zipper.

Unlined.

Comes with it's original self fabric buckle belt.

DESIGNER LABEL: Calabar by Bloomsbury

FABRIC CONTENT LABEL: An Acetate & Rayon Fabric Made with "Minifil Yarn"

CONDITION: Excellent ~ This is deadstock, unworn and comes with it's original tags. There is no discoloration, fading, snags, picks, holes, stains, rips, or other issues. The only thing is a slight storage odor which will come out with a dry cleaning.

SIZING: Tagged a vintage size 22-1/2. Based on the measurements below, I'd say this dress would best fit a modern size XXL to 1X depending on how you like your fit.

For a perfect fit, please compare the measurements of this dress to a dress already in your wardrobe which fits you well.

MEASUREMENTS:

Shoulders: 16-3/4" Across (shoulder pad to shoulder pad)

Outer Sleeves: 18"

Inner Sleeves: 10-1/2" - underarm seam to sleeve end

Bust: 44"

Waist: 39"

Hips: 47-1/2"

Skirt Bottom Sweep: 56" Around

Bodice Length: 18" - Top of Shoulder to Waist Seam

Skirt Length: 31" - Waist Seam to Bottom of Skirt

Belt: 41" long and 3/4" wide

Gorgeous fall and winter dress. Perfect day to date dress.

Please see my other listings for more fabulous vintage clothes and accessories

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This item is sold from an excellent, highly rated vintage boutique in Central California.

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