1930's Elegant Black Silk & Ivory Satin Poet-Sleeves Day Dress

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Beautiful 1930 custom-made sculpted day-dress fashioned in the a "light as a feather" black silk-rayon. I love the dramatic bib-collar and beautiful ecru chantilly-lace detailing. The sleeves are so unique; a flutter poet-style with little snaps on each cuff. It is amazing that a dress with this much presence can literally feel almost weightless but it does! The entire dress floats and moves with the barest of movement. The back tie-belt finishes this garment off with a beautiful silhouette. A truly stunning dress and a wonderful example of the textiles from this era.

Measurements
Bust:34 inches
Waist:31 inches (belt used to make smaller if desired)
Hips:42 inches
Sleeve Length:23 inches
Total Length:42 inches

This antique dress is in excellent wearable condition with no visible rips,stains or holes. This piece is over 80 years old and is truly spectacular.

Details

  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    AU130218309457
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