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Vintage Thea Porter Silk & Brocade Maxi Dress 1970s

$1,200

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Thea Porter London, paisley silk Print and Brocade Faye Maxi Dress from the 1970s. Bright paisley printed silk dress with long full sleeves, the dress has a band collar, with a front bib of metallic brocade. The Faye dress, named for actress Faye Dunaway one of Porter's loyal customers. This dress has been restyled by the original owner. The bodice has been let out on the sides and the skirt has been tailored with two deep inverted pleats at the hip fronts. Both can be redone to the original by taking in the bodice, the original stitching is visible in the lining. The skirt can be opened and regathered at the waist as no fabric was removed. There are a couple of condition issues, there are repairs to one sleeve see photos. There is some wear to the neck band. There is a light stain at the hip, see photo. There are some small holes and one larger hole in the skirt, see photos, they are hard to see in the print and with the gathers restored would be impossible to see. As it is it fits a size medium. We have taken the condition into account in pricing this beautiful dress. In excellent wearable condition. All our clothing is dry cleaned and inspected for condition and is ready to wear. Any condition issues will be noted. For visual comparison our mannequin is a size 4 Please check the measurements provided below and compare with your own measurements for the best possible fit! Please contact us if you have any questions about this item or need more photos. Measurements are in inches: Bust 38 Waist 30 Hip free Shoulder back 12 Sleeve length 26 Center neck back to waist back 17 Center neck back to hem back 39 1/2

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: medium (US)
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Silk Print Metallic Brocade Banded cuffs with snap closure Lined in white silk Closes at the back with a zipper and hook and eye Skirt has inverted pleats at the waist side fronts
  • Condition
    Altered (not by designer).
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: wm1stDibs: LU28410254872

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $30 Standard Shipping
    to Continental US, arrives in 8-17 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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