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pitch black, stunning detailing on this vintage 40s rayon dress. the fabric is somewhere between a jersey and a woven crepe: heavy hand, wonderful drape. another one I swore I'd never part with.

overlapping knife pleats run vertically on either side of the V shaped bodice. rayon faille attached sash belt closes with a smart bow at the back. hidden side metal zipper.

gorgeous and smart!

tag reads "polly brief"

circa mid 1940s.

will fit a small to medium size.

bust 36
waist 27
hips free
length 45 1/2

some speckling to underarms (old rayon jersey sometimes does this at a point of friction?) and one shoulder pad is missing. I will leave it like this in case you have a preference either way.

in otherwise supremely wearable, excellent condition.

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40s cocktail dress / 40s crepe dress / 40s black rayon crepe dress / 1940s black pleated dress / Black Orchid dress

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: rayon, rayon faille
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 658 reviews
  • Favorited by: 33 people