Vtg 50s Sheer Blue Dotted Swiss Organza Full Skirt Cocktail Party Prom Dress S For Sale
• Adorable 1950's or early 60s sheer dotted Swiss organza party/prom/cocktail dress by Mr. Walter for Carol Gowns of Chicago
• Notched neckline, shirred organza ties sewn into princess seams that form a "V" on the bodice front.
• Sash ties in the back
• Short cap sleeves
• Full gathered skirt with 9" hem
Carol Gowns by Mr. Walter Chicago
Size 10 tag
Light powder blue dotted Swiss and plain organza, taffeta lining is a slightly muted shade of blue.
Sheer slightly crisp nylon flocked dotted Swiss over acetate taffeta. The sash is a plain organza (not dotted Swiss).
Center back metal zipper with hook and thread loop at top
Wide organza sash/ties attached at princess seams
• Inside finishing
Bodice is underlined with taffeta, dotted Swiss skirt has a taffeta underskirt. Open seam allowances are straight and pinked.
• Items not included
Jewelry and crinoline are not included.
See next section for condition.
• Vintage Chamber items are stored in a smoke-free/pet-free environment.
• I check items thoroughly and don't sell garments that have unpleasant odors, unsightly alterations, or need even minor repairs.I'm an experienced and meticulous seamstress who can't resist restitching split seams, hems, zippers, buttons, hooks/eyes, snaps, trims, etc when needed. I have a huge stash of vintage sewing supplies, so any repairs are made with comparable supplies from the same era.
• Overall vintage condition
Other than a few pin holes in the label, this dress is pristine and looks unworn
• Outside stains/soiling
• Small spots/specks
• Worn areas on surface
• Items missing
• Inside issues
• Visible repairs/alterations
Please allow room for movement and comfort. Measurements are not always perfectly precise, *See additional information below. Let me know if you have questions or would like additional measurements.
• Vintage marked size
Size 10 tag
• Estimated modern size
• Cap sleeves
• Sleeve opening
• Shoulder to waist
• Waist to bottom
• Total length
• Hem circumference
112" dotted Swiss
122" taffeta underskirt
• Clipped on dress form
• Dress form
33" B, 23" W, 34" H (a padded bra is sometimes used)
* Measurements are taken with a flexible tape measure while garment is lying flat, then doubled for bust, waist, hips. If you are using an older tape measure to check measurements on a similar garment, please compare your tape measure first with a rigid tape/rule, since older flexible tape measures can sometimes shrink or stretch.
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