1930's Black Dress With Beaded Appliques AS-IS


Absolutely beautiful vintage 1930's black dress! How lovely would this be at your next evening out? I could see it with a hat, some gloves, and the perfect shoes.

Features two bow shaped beaded appliques - one on the right shoulder area, and one on the left waist/hip area. There is gorgeous pleating falling from the left applique, adding a little bit of drama.

Metal zipper at back collar.

Side metal Talon Zipper (may have been added later, I do not think this was original to the dress).

3/4 sleeves with seams at the elbows.

No tags, so I can not be 100% sure of the fabric, but it feels like crepe, possibly a rayon. There is no stretch to this dress.

This dress is in good vintage condition. It does have some issues. So it is being sold AS-IS.
-Some seams are coming loose. Most are intact, but, personally, I would suggest reinforcing all, if not most, of the seams.
-There is a hole in the front of the dress on the left side of the tummy area - see photo. It's about 1/2" in diameter. There is also a smaller hole near it, you can also see it in the photo.
-There is some fading at the collar, and a light colored stain near the collar in the front. Please see photo.
-Armpits do have some wear in the fabric, and some seam separation.
-Some separation at the hem.

The list seems long, but most of these issues can be easily repaired with some time and love. As a dress that is 80-90 years old, it really has done well over the years. You can tell it was lovingly worn by it's previous owner.

Measurements taken lying flat:

Bust: 38"
Waist: 32" (could possibly fit a 34" but would be tight)
Hips: 38"
Length: 45"

We want you to love your purchase. Please keep in mind that these items are vintage, and as with any item that is over 20 years old, there will be some nominal (and expected) wear and tear.
 We do our best to note each flaw or imperfection in every item, but because we are human, we might miss something. Please note vintage sizes are not the same as modern sizes, and do tend to run smaller. We provide measurements to help you with that perfect fit!

Please be sure of your purchase, though - as we do not accept returns.

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