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White Hollywood Regency Illusion Wedding Gown with Cathedral Train - XS, 1930s



You would be forgiven for thinking this is an uptight wedding gown because of its age and sleeves. Of course we would direct your attention to the transparent lace insets that discourage the use of underwear, and to the bias-cut liquid satin fabric that hugs every curve. It simultaneously reveals everything and nothing at all. Vintage long sleeve bright white bias cut gown with five-foot train. Shirred bodice framed by inset lace at waistline, shoulders, upper back and down front at each leg. Princess seams down full length of back skirt. Long tapered sleeves with points at wrists; elbow tucks. Side zipper closure; single snap at each wrist. Unlined. fabric: silk satin noteworthy: dry clean only alterations: replaced zipper condition: very good with light, age-appropriate surface bruising measurements: shoulders: approx 14” sleeve: approx 24” from shoulder, 17” from underarm arm circumference: 14” at underarm, 6” at wrist bust: 35” underbust/rib cage: 30” waist: 24” hips: 44” length: 52 ½” from shoulder to shortest point (front) of skirt, 45” from underarm to shortest point (front) of skirt sweep: 230” train: 60” hem: none label: no label present size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size extra small


  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: comparable to size XS (US)Bust: 35 in (88.9 cm)Waist: 24 in (60.96 cm)Hip: 44 in (111.76 cm)Shoulder to Hem: 52.5 in (133.35 cm)
  • Style
    Hollywood Regency (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    5-foot train with concealed wrist loop.
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Gentle, age-appropriate satin bruising.
  • Seller Location
    Tucson, AZ
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 0811.09.3991stDibs: LU86433415543

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