1950s raw silk embroidered dress | Carlye wiggle dress | xs jmc
Sweet and demure 1950's dress! Done in a vintage mauve shade of raw silk with embroidery done in gradients of purple. The embroidery is of grape vines that frame the front of the bodice with squares, run vertical down the back, boarder the hem, and then a pattern of embroidered gradient polka dots on the skirt. Bateau neckline and cap sleeves, bodice has a slight blousy fit, especially when belt is fastened. Wiggle dress fit. Bodice is unlined, skirt has a soft tulle lining. Back metal zip.
Size on tag: none
Fits like: xs
Color: pink / purple
Material: raw silk
Condition: Excellent Vintage: one small interfacing mend mostly on the inside of the right arm hole( see 6th photo) there is some very light underarm discoloring, the discoloring under the right arm is mainly on the interior.
Bust (underarm seam) : 37"
Total length: 41"
The belt is a tight fit with the waist of the dress, most likely the dress is meant to fit slightly loose and the belt would cinch giving that blousy look. Could easily be worn without belt.
m i n t : pristine with no signs of wear- possibly deadstock
e x c e l l e n t : signs of normal wear and age- no obvious flaws
v e r y g o o d : noted minor flaws that may have been already repaired - very wearable
g o o d : many noted minor flaws and/or mends -wearable
f a i r : numerous noted flaws and mends, some significant - still wearable
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