Black Ceil Chapman Cocktail Dress

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This beautifully constructed Ceil Chapman cocktail dress is very figure flattering. It has a fixed wrap cut with non-functioning buttons down the left side of the bodice, a portrait neckline, extravagant draping on the skirt, and long split cuffs on the sleeves.

approximate measurements taken lying flat without stretching the fabric: shoulder to shoulder is 14.25"
underarm to underarm is 18.5"
across waist is 12"
shoulder to waist is 15"
waist to hem is 32"
sleeve length is 18.25" (without cuff), 23" (including cuff)

For reference, the mannequin’s measurements are:
bust- 32.5”
underbust- 27.5”
waist- 23”
hips- 34”

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Details

  • Designer
    Ceil Chapman
  • Brand
    Ceil Chapman
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Material Notes
    Drape, Swag
  • Condition
    Excellent. There may have been some tacking stitches in the bodice to keep the fabric that overlaps bust in place, you might want to add some to assure a proper fit for you.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    LU622789313
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Chicago, IL

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