Vintage 60s Deep Cranberry Red Formal Dress for Prom or Wedding Sheath Dress Size Petite

$72.00

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Item details

Vintage from the 1960s

Materials

velvet, polyester or acetate, acetate or nylon lining, satin

This lovely deep cranberry red long formal vintage dress is a slim sheath style from the 1960s. It has a floral embossed print velvet empire bodice with puffed sleeves and the back closes with a metal zipper and a prim heavy satin bow with very long tails. The skirt portion is possibly polyester or acetate, has a deep back slit and the dress is fully lined. Overall a simple but elegant style for a formal evening dress, prom, a wedding or holiday party.

The condition is excellent and the dress seems unworn save for a small area just below the left shoulder front that had a piece of tape for a price tag at the estate sale I found this at. Unfortunately the tape lifted some of the velvet nap in that area. It is about as noticeable as you can see in the photos; not too terrible. I think a brooch or small pin would disguise it if it seems too obvious for you. Yes, what a dumb thing that was.

Measurements of garment laid flat:
This is a petite or small size so remember to add inches for ease of fit. These are garment measurements, not the body that will go into the dress.


Shoulder - 13.5 inches (34.29 cm)
Bust - 34 inches (86.36 cm)
Empire Waist at bow - 27 inches (68.58 cm)
Natural waist - 33 inches (83.82 cm)
Hip - 36 inches (91.44 cm)
Length from shoulder to hem - 54.50 inches (138.43 cm)
Band around the arm below the puff - 11 inches (27.94 cm)



Remember, holiday parties are always just around the corner.



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