Vintage 1930s Art Deco Dress Silk Bugle Beading Pleated 30s Classic Pristine Unworn

$302.16 $503.60

Shipping to United States: $34.53

Vintage Art Deco 1930s Silk Crepe Dress.
This is a stunningly unique style, which has been hand made and finished.
The fabric is a very fine, and without any damage or age marks, the appliqué and cut work is outstanding. The beadwork is complete
Kept in a private collection, since 1941 it’s been stored with the utmost care.
The creation has been dry cleaned and is ready to wear. The shoulders are slightly padded, the neckline is stylish and stunningly adorned with bugle beading. The belt is the models own.
The skirt is pleated from just below the hips and to the back here are two inverted pleats.
There are two zips, one at the back and one at the side.

Exquisitely cut, the dress falls nicely over the hips, to give a Luxurious Fluidity to the fabric as the lady moves.

It was previously part of a French fashion designers private collection, and was the proof garment for a chanel pattern.
The seams are mostly hand sewn and finished.

All measurements were taken seam to seam when the garment was laid flat and have been provided as a guidance for you to compare against an item of ones own.

Underarm to underarm; 40”
Waist; 32”
Hip; 38”
Across the shoulders; 15.5”
Overall Length Shoulder to Hem; 44”
The sleeves are; 15.5”
The gown has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally. 

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Shipping from United Kingdom

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  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
  • North America : 3 - 10 business days
  • Europe : 3 - 10 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 5 - 10 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 10 business days

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