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Ceil Chapman Velvet and Quilted Brocade Shirtwaist Dress, 1960s

About

Painfully good, from its rich color to its quilted skirt to its crisp A-line silhouette. The alluring keyhole neckline can be worn closed during the day and open at night for two different looks. A stunning cool weather dress wearable throughout the day and the season alike. Shirtwaist dress with silk velvet bodice and quilted silk brocade skirt shot with silver metallic thread; discrete hook and loop at banded neckline offers optional keyhole opening at chest. Rear nylon zipper closure with three hooks and loops at neck. On-seam pockets both sides; chain stitch belt loops and felted wool belt.* Dress lined in silk muslin; sleeves unlined. fabric: silk velvet, brocade and muslin noteworthy: dry clean only alterations: none condition: near mint with faint nap misdirection at shoulders measurements: neckline: 14” circumference (closed) x 1 ½” tall shoulders: 15 ½” bust: 37” sleeve: 22 ½”from shoulder, 17 ½” from underarm sleeve circumference: 12” at upper arm, 8” forearm waist: 26” hips: 40” bodice length: 14” from shoulder skirt length: 28” total length: 42” from shoulder, 37” from underarm sweep: 52” belt: 2” w x 31 ½” l label: Ceil Chapman (made in Hong Kong, British Crown Colony) size: vintage size 8; comparable to modern size small *belt is not original to dress but will be included in purchase

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
    Ceil Chapman
  • Place of origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Material notes

    Belt

    Brocade

    Velvet

    Silk

    Pocket

    Hook and eye

    Peek-a-boo

  • Condition
    Excellent. Light nap misdirection at shoulders..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Marked size
    vintage 8; comparable to size S (US)
  • Seller location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Seller reference number
    0811.09.180
  • Reference number
    LU86433401543

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