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)
Dealer Location
Houston, TX
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU1032691622
Address
MRS Couture
7324 Southwest Freeway Suite 345
Houston TX 77074
US
By Appointment Only
(832) 648-3701
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