Original 1940s 40s Vintage Gold Satin Evening Dress With Peacock Lamé Panels

£185.00

This stunning evening dress was made in the 1940s from a heavy liquid gold satin. The pretty shawl collar is highlighted on either side with two decadent peacock lamé panels which run down from the shoulders to the bust. These panels are given an extra level of interest with the addition of box pleats which continue down to waist line. Three matching fabric covered buttons close the garment at the centre of the bust and three further buttons can also be found adorning the turn up cuffs at the end of a long sleeves. In addition to this, the dress features a super rare original 1930s plastic side zipper.

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Description

Bust: 38”
Waist: 30”
Hips: 40” waist
Length: 49 1/2”
Shoulders: 14” seam to seam

 

The dress is in good condition, however there are some holes at the sleeve and skirt. A tiny paint stain can be found at the armpit of the wearer’s left hand side and there is some faint staining at the top of the wearer’s left hand sleeve. The side zipper is very stiff and could do with replacing.

 

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We are delighted to offer you a curated selection of original vintage clothing and accessories from the 1900s to the 1950s with a specific focus on the aesthetic of the 1930s and 1940s. We are well known for our tailoring and outerwear and it’s safe to say that we have a bit of an obsession with hats!

We are a husband and wife team whose love of collecting vintage eventually resulted in us deciding to share our obsession with the world and start Black Sheep Antiques.

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Our business is in old and beautiful clothing, this is great because what we offer will often be rare and sometimes unique but this does mean that we will be unable to offer you replacements most of the time. The description that we use to list a product will always be honest and we will try to describe and photograph any faults that may affect the enjoyment of the item. However we must stress that these are period vintage garments and as a result they will often show signs of general wear. In fact, it is often what makes these items so very unique. As a result we do not offer refunds or returns unless items have been materially misdescribed. Please ensure that you check all measurements carefully and feel free to request additional measurements if required as we do not offer returns due to fit.