Vintage 40s Cocktail Dress Brown Crepe & Beaded Butterfly Sequins M
So lovely and glamorous in style is this vintage brown crepe cocktail party dress, trimmed with shiny fluttering butterflies of sequins and beads, circa 1940s.
The elegant wartime evening dress is comprised of a chocolate brown rayon crepe, and features a squared semi-sheer peek a boo netted neckline with ruched bodice adorned with a host of sparkling butterflies made of semi-translulcent metallic brown sequins, and coppery bugle and faceted seed beads.
The dress also has short draped dolman sleeves with shoulder pads, decorative ruched treatment at the waist and hips with front ties which criss cross and button in back (see pic), along with hidden metal side zipper and a short copper zipper at the neck.
There are no labels.
Very good condition with all sequins intact.
Please note measurements as follows and be sure to allow for ease.
Shoulders – appx.18 inches
Bust – 36 inches
Waist – 28 inches
Hips – 38+ inches
Length – 43&1/2 inches (Top of mid shoulder to hem)