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1950s Jacques Heim Demi Couture Black Velvet Applique Dress

$795

About the Item

Late 1950s to 1960s Jacques Heim demi couture cocktail dress with a lovely and unusual velvet trim design. It has a wide boatneck and short sleeves, which feature a black velvet panel with intricate swirl detail. The main body of the dress is cut from a structured raw silk, with gorgeous bust seam detail to the front. The waistband creates a lovely feminine silhouette and has pleated detail to the skirt, which is finished with a matching velvet trim. This piece is in really great vintage condition and has no visible marks or stains to note - its looks hardly worn. Of very high quality construction, there is a good deal of hand-finishing to the dress and and as well as the designer label, it also features the retail label Morell of Curzon Street, Mayfair, London. This piece would fit up to a 10-12 UK or 6-8 US. MEASUREMENTS Bust - 39 in. (99.1 cm) Waist - 30 in. (76.2 cm) Hip - 39 in. (99.1 cm) Length - 36 in. (91.4 cm) Shoulders - 17 in. (43.2 cm)
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    Length: 36 in (91.44 cm)Marked Size: 6-8 (US)Bust: 39 in (99.06 cm)Waist: 30 in (76.2 cm)Hip: 39 in (99.06 cm)
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  • Material Notes:
    It has a wide boatneck and short sleeves, which feature a black velvet panel with intricate swirl detail.
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. This piece is in really great vintage condition and has no visible marks or stains to note - its looks hardly worn.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU55017151322

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