Vintage 1950s Black Taffeta Dress with Velvet Appliques, fits 40 inch bust
RA- This item is from the 1950s
MEASUREMENTS - The dress is 48 inches long, it will fit a 40 inch bust with room, 31 inches at the waist, 42 inches at the hips. 16 inches across the shoulders, 16 inches long from shoulder to waist
LABEL - 'Jean West Asheville NC'
FABRIC - rayon taffeta
CLEANING - dry cleaned
Black taffeta dress in a nice larger size. Shoulderpads, gathers fabric on the tops of the sleeve. Velvet appliques down the front of the dress with vines and heart shaped flowers. The skirt has a second layer with curved side. The dress has a velvet belt, metal side zipper and it is unlined.
CONDITION - Very good condition. The zipper sticks. There is a light colored shiny line across the front of one underarm. Tiny holes possibly from a broom, on the front of shoulder. Some iron shine on the dress.