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1940's IRENE LENTZ black dress with blouson silk chiffon overlay

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Very rare black film noir dress with billowy silk chiffon overlay designed by Irene Lentz dating to the late 1940's. Fabulous cut including a corset with peaks at sides, billowy bishop sleeves and slim skirt with front slit. Dress best fits a size 2. Its Approximate measurements are 32" at bust, 25" at waist, 36" at hips and 52" in length. Beautifully constructed internal corset with hand finishing throughout. Center back zip closure. Made in the U.S. The condition is excellent.

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    D 52 in. x L 52 in.

    D 132.08 cm x L 132.08 cm

  • Marked size
    2 (US)
  • Bust
    32 in. (81.28 cm)
  • Waist
    25 in. (63.5 cm)
  • Hip
    36 in. (91.44 cm)
  • Length
    52 in. (132.08 cm)
  • Seller location
    San Fransisco, CA
  • Reference number
    AU130902812196

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