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1980s Travilla Purple Velvet Strapless Dress With Detached Sleeves

$895

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This is an absolutely stunning vintage dress from William Travilla from the 1980's! We are fortunate to have had another one of these dresses that we sold a while back, that doesn't happen very often! This incredible strapless purple velvet dress has a sweetheart bust line and detached sleeve. It's hard to show on the mannequin, because the arms are so smal, but on a person, the sleeves form a point at the top near the shoulders. The dress has a back slit and is such a great piece to add to anyone's wardrobe! We estimate it to be a modern day size 8. Bust: 38" Waist: 30" Hips: 42" Length from top of bust: 36"

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Bust: 38 in. (96.52 cm)Waist: 30 in. (76.2 cm)Hip: 42 in. (106.68 cm)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 26081stDibs: LU22322705563

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  • Shipping
    $70 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 7-9 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Portland, OR
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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Located in Portland, OR
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