ERA- This item is from the 1920s
MEASUREMENTS - The item is 43 inches long, fits 34 inch bust with room, 34 inches at waist, 40 inches at hips
LABEL - Carson Pirie Scott & Co. Chicago
FABRIC - rayon chiffon with silk lining
Black chiffon dress with embroidered panels on the front and the back. Dropped waist with draped chiffon around it. Sheer sleeved with section of embroidery. Chiffon strips hang from the shoulders down the front, form several loops
at the waist and then hang loose on the skirt. Same chiffon trims down the back. The dress has a snap on the shoulder and down the front of the sleeve and side seam, lining also opens with snaps in the same spot.
Very thin and fine black silk lining.
CONDITION - The dress is in very good condition with some issues. The outside of the dress is very good with some small scattered holes, about 20, most are 1/8 to 1/4 inch, but a few on the side panel are 1/2 inch.
The silk lining is fair with some tears, shattering and scattered holes, a split along the seam.
The dress is wearable with care.