Vintage 40s Black Rayon Beaded Dress & Bolero Jacket Set S
Semi-translucent paillettes with glass beaded loops trim the sheer illusion bodice on this elegant vintage two-piece dress and jacket set, circa early 1940s.
The fanciful dress consists of a jet black rayon crepe with cap sleeves, jewel neckline, nude voile bodice with a decorative ‘fish scale’ appearance made up of hanging swags of amber toned beads and sequins – along with a front ruched skirt, hidden metal side zipper, and single tie closure in back as shown.
The matching bolero jacket has short draped sleeves, hand stitched silk lining along the inside back shoulders and sleeves, self covered buttons, and tucked waist with slightly flared peplum.
There are no labels.
Very good condition, with all beadwork intact.
Please note measurements as follows and be sure to allow for ease.
Bust – 34 inches
Waist – 27 inches
Hips – 42 inches
Length – 45 inches (Top of mid shoulder to hem)
Shoulder – Appx. 16 to 17 inches
Bust – 38 inches
Length – 21 inches (Top of mid shoulder to waist hem)