Hattie Carnegie 1950s Vintage Dress Gold Metallic Lame Blue Floral Evening Gown

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This is a stunning rare vintage Hattie Carnegie formal evening gown from the 1950's! The shimmery metallic silk brocade fabric is covered with large dark mauve and tiny aqua flowers. There is a back metal zipper and the 3/4 length sleeves are slightly gathered at the ends. My favorite part of this dress is that it has pockets! This is an exceptionally beautiful dress and so elegant. It is in a slightly larger size, which is always nice to find in vintage clothing.You can wear it with a tulle underskirt (as shown, not included), or without. I had a difficult time photographing this dress, it picks up the light beautifully in person and the color is a soft gold. Please use the measurements as a guide, but I would estimate this to be a modern day US size 10.

Bust: 38"
Waist: 32"
Hips: Free
Length of bodice from front center neckline to waist: 13"
Length from top of shoulders to waist: 15"
Length from waist: 40"
Sleeves from shoulder seams: 16"
Shoulder to Shoulder across back: 17"
Details
Designer
Hattie Carnegie
Brand
Hattie Carnegie
Place of Origin
United States
Period
1950-1959
Material Notes
Brocade, Silk
Condition
Excellent. The only issue is some discoloration in the front portion of the inside lining and under the arms on the lining only - it does NOT show anywhere on the outside. Price has been adjusted accordingly..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Bust
38 in. (97 cm)
Waist
32 in. (81 cm)
Dealer Location
Beaverton, OR
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU2232809912
Address
Dressing Vintage
By Appointment Only
Beaverton OR 97005
US
By Appointment Only
(503) 506-2413
1stdibs Dealer since 2015 Located in Beaverton, OR
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