1960's Ivory & Yellow Beaded Sequin Silk Ostrich-Feather Collar Hourglass Gown

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A breathtaking early 1960's fully-beaded hourglass gown that is simply in a class of its own! This treasure has a fantastic abstract swirl pattern worked in, featuring three-dimensional scrolls around dazzling glass-beads. The base is a soft silk-crepe and the base sequin work is done in the same hue with a touch of iridescent sparkle. I love the alluring ostrich-feather collar which brings the perfect amount of drama to the design! The narrowing wiggle skirt with side-slit construction emphasizes a woman's seductive shape without adding any bulk or volume to the actual hips. This is the type of gown celebrity vixens, like Marilyn Monroe, made infamous. I totally see this garment gliding down the red carpet!

Measurements
Bust:33-34 inches
Waist:25 inches
Hips:36 inches
Total Length:56 inches

This vintage custom-made couture dress is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working back-zipper. This item is over 50 years old and is truly stunning!

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • In the Style Of
    Hourglass
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3092102873
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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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