Rare 1950s Traina-Norell Black Halter Day Dress

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Extremely beautiful rare dress created by Traina-Norell in 1955.

The halter day or evening dress is made of black taffeta and boasts a sheer overlay halter attached to a circle skirt. Fine leno weave fabric, pronounced horizontal gathering across bust, thin shoulder straps, attached sturdy taffeta & horse hair petticoats. A separate horse hair crinoline adds even fuller shape. Fastens with a back zippered and hook-n-eye closure. Label reads "Traina-Norell New York." Excellently cared for and absolutely wearable. University of MD Costume Collection.

Modern size 2

*All MRS Couture garments have been professionally cleaned and thoroughly checked before shipping, so that they are ready to wear upon arrival.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Brand
    Teal Traina and Norman Norell
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    47 in. L
    119 cm L
  • Bust
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Waist
    25 in. (63 cm)
  • Hip
    75 in. (190 cm)
  • Length
    47 in. (119 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    LU1032691622
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