Vintage 1940s Dress Red with Black Velvet Overlay Belted Drop Waist 40s Day Frock

$125.37 $250.74

Shipping to United States: $41.15

1950s Carnegie Raw Silk cocktail dress in Aqua Blue
Simple yet classical design, with a drop waist and permanent box pleats of 3” in width.
The skirt of the gown is exquisite, being a little over a full circle.

The gown is very Italian in style, and extremely wearable today, very reminiscent of Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida.

The dress is unworn, and originates from a private Italian collection.

Shoulder to Waist; 16”
Shoulder to the drop waist; 18”Underarm to underarm; 40” Under bust; 38”
Waist; 30”
Drop waist; 34”
Hips; 42”
Metal back zip; 17”

The gown has been fully lined in a rayon silk in mid blue made by Carnegie and purchased at Harrods London in 1958.

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  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
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