1940's Fully Sequined Evening Gown

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Vintage gown by Marguerite Dettweiller dates to the 1940's and is made of black netting that is fully covered with black sequins that are sewn on in a swirling pattern. Fitted bodice has v-neck with narrow collar at neckline, short sleeves with padded shoulders, looped button closures, and an interior fabric lining that fastens together with hooks and eyes. Full-length skirt has slight fishtail at hem.

No size label, but fits like a size 0-2.

Measurements-

Bust: 32-33"
Waist: 25- 25 1/2"
Hips: 34"
Across Shoulders: 15 1/2"
Sleeve Length: 9"
Center Back Length: 58"

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1940-1949
  • Condition
    Good. There is sequin loss and melting in the underarm due to perspiration. It is not noticeable when wearing unless under close scrutiny..
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU169182956
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