1960's Silk Chiffon Halterneck Dress

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A wonderful example of early 60’s couture, this halterneck steel blue dress will fit perfectly for a wedding or any party event ! Constructed both in silk and satin silk, this piece features a bustier bodice which is covered with two softly ruched silk chiffon strips. The bustier underdress, with its sweetheart neckline, conceals a large modern internal elasticated belt for extra support to the boned structure. As light as air, a fully gathered chiffon skirt provides a very feminine silhouette. This airy dress fastens with a zip, hooks and eyes at the back.

Fits approx. : US 2-4 / FR 36

Measurements (taken flat) :
Bust approx. 43.5 cm (17.1 inches)
Waist approx. 33 cm (13 inches)
Length (lower part of the sweetheart to waist) approx. 19.3 cm (7.6 inches)
Length (waist to hem) approx. 60 cm (23.6 inches)

This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.
Details
Designer
Unknown
Brand
Unknown
Place of Origin
France
Period
1960-1969
Material Notes
Georgette, Satin, Silk, Gather, Hook and eye, Waistband, Zip
Condition
Excellent. Few little dark spots (see picture 10) but not noticeable when the dress is worn..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Bust
34.3 in. (87 cm)
Waist
26 in. (66 cm)
Dealer Location
Geneva, Switzerland
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU5602608243
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1stdibs seller since 2013
Located in Geneva, CH

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