1960s vintage black empire waist mini dress with satin flat laying bow at the waist. Petite size with bracelet length poet sleeves and small frame. Lightweight but sturdy chiffon like acetate fabric lined in nylon. High boat neckline, darted bust, elastic gathered empire waist/low bust and bracelet length poet sleeves with gathered satin cuffs and velvet bottom hem trim. Metal toothed zipper, lined body, unlined sleeves. There is no stretch to the fabric itself, but the elastic waistband is still perfectly flexible. There is a hole in the skirt lining that may have been from a burn at the bottom hem. This can be seen when you lift the velvet trim as shown in the last photo. No other holes, snags, stains or other issues.
• Designer: Stanton Jrs Petite • Fabric: acetate exterior, nylon lining, velvet and satin • Color: black • Origin: ILGWU union made in the USA • Condition: excellent-minimal issue described above
Please compare these measurements with a similar item that fits you well to best determine size… • shoulders: 16" • bust: 34" • waist: 28" • hips: 36" • sleeves: 21" • length: 34"
• Recommended women's size: XS PETITE
Our model is 5'8" tall, 36”-26”-36” bust-waist-hips. Original label sizes vary between brands and eras and should not be used to determine size.
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