Joan Kemp's Cocktail Dress 1950s
Fine vintage silk & chiffon cocktail dress. Authentic unlabeled item from the 1950s actress/model Joan Kemp estate. Black silk matte satin item features a ruched chiffon 'shelf' bustline & matching back draping. Item fully lined with a nipped waist, full skirt, boned bodice & zips up back.
Joan Kemp was one of the most prolific fashion & commercial models of the 1950s featured in both Budweiser & Max Factor advertising campaigns (among many others).