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1980s Travilla Purple Velvet Strapless Dress With Detached Sleeves



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"


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

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