Painted Lace Split Peplum Cummerbund Dress, 1950s For Sale
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Painted Lace Split Peplum Cummerbund Dress, 1950s


A pouty seductress, this cocktail dress was tailor-made for an illicit rendezvous in a smoky Paris café. Super heavyweight silk satin and painted illusion lace prove opposites attract, while the deeply plunging neckline teases with a modesty panel at the sternum. Ça que se passe á Paris, reste á Paris! Sleeveless cocktail dress featuring pleated heavyweight satin cummerbund and skirt; illusion bodice and split-front peplum trimmed in painted lace. Rear metal zipper closure with top, mid-back and low-back hook and loop; rear kick pleat. Fully lined in cotton muslin. fabric: nylon, painted lace, heavyweight silk satin, cotton muslin noteworthy: dry clean only repairs: reassembled from separate pieces condition: excellent measurements: neckline opening: 11 ½” across neckline drop: 7 ½” from shoulder to modesty panel in front, 9” in back shoulders: 14” from shoulder edge to edge bust: 36” underbust / ribcage: 30” waist: 28” hips: 36” length: 34” from underarm, 41” from shoulder sweep: 37” (kick pleat closed), 45” (kick pleat open) label: no label present size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size small


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  • Material Notes
    CottonPolyesterSatinHook and eyeShirringPeek-a-booPeplumDartWaistbandHand paintedZipFinishLace
  • Condition
  • Wear
    Altered (not by designer).
  • Marked Size
    none; comparable to size S (US)
  • Seller Location
    Phoenix, AZ
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