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Huey Waltzer Beaded Qipao Column Gown, 1997

About

A perennial favorite of femmes fatale for its lean, body-conscious silhouette, the cheongsam—with its high neckline and asymmetrically-fastened bodice—effortlessly unites modesty and seduction, making it an ideal choice for evening wear. With thousands of microscopic, multi-faceted seed beads, this model offers even more glamor by glimmering subtly from every angle. The two-foot side slit doesn’t hurt either. Close-fitting cheongsam column gown with all over beaded vine motif, cap sleeves and notched banded neckline; faux asymmetrical front with five ornamental pavé bead buttons from left underarm to center throat. Rear zipper closure with top hook and eye; 26 ½” left side slit. Lined at upper bodice only. fabric: polyester / acetate crêpe (offers considerable stretch) noteworthy: dry clean only alterations: none condition: mint measurements: collar height: 2” neckline circumference: 17” (fully closed) shoulders: 16” sleeve: 4 ¾” from shoulder, 1” from underarm sleeve circumference: 14” bust: 36” unstretched, to 40” fully stretched waist: 31 ½” hips: 37 ½” length: 59 ½” from shoulder, 51 ½” from underarm sweep: 35” (slit closed) hem: 1 ¾” slit: 26 ½” label: En Français by Huey Waltzer size: vintage size 6; comparable to modern size medium

Details

  • Designer
    HUEY WALTZER
  • Brand
    HUEY WALTZER
  • In the Style Of
    Chinese
  • Place of origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Material notes

    Dart

    Polyester

    Zip

    Acetate

    Allover

    Button

    Hook and eye

    Collar

    Seed bead

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Marked size
    vintage 6; comparable to size M (US)
  • Seller location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Seller reference number
    0324.12.002
  • Reference number
    LU86433832573

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