1930s - women's black velvet & floral lace drop-waist shirt dress - S / M - 36 bust 27 waist

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Beautiful and classic :)

True vintage 1930s black velvet drop-waist shirt dress with floral lace detail on collar and sleeves.

Near perfect vintage condition; light wear from age and use. Some mild discoloration to lace on collar and sleeves (actual color is slightly darker than pictured). No holes, rips, tears, stains, markings, worn areas, open seams, areas of discoloration, damage to lace, missing buttons or other issues / damage other than noted.

Beautiful pattern, shape and details :)

Slightly wide, pointy collar with floral lace layered on top of black velvet underneath.

Half-length sleeve gathered at shoulder with lace cuff at ends.

Seven round, velvet-covered buttons down center of front that open up dress for wearing and stop at horizontal skirt seam. No other openings on dress.

Drop-waist design with skirt gathered at seam.

No pockets; no lining on inside.

Tag reads 'New York Creation, N.Y. Dress Institute, Made Under Standards of I.L.G.W.U.' Size tag next to it reads (vintage) size 13; see measurements for better accuracy of fit.

Freshly spot-cleaned; dry-cleaning recommended for future care of garment.

Bust: 36"
Natural waist: 27"
Drop waist: 32"
Hips: open
Length: 39" shoulder to hem
Sleeve: 12"
Arm hole: 8" flat, shoulder to pit
Buttons: 0.75" diameter
Lace collar: 4" at widest


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