Handmade silky velvet 30s dress in a warm dark red wine colour. Bias cut skirt, clining to the curves and a fitted waist with a matching cinch belt with a big buckle. Bodice has small gathers to the underbust and a collarless rounded neckline. Amazing softly ballooning sleeves which are slit open at the upper arm with tight cuffs secured with popper buttons. Back is open with a small hook and eye to fasten the neck. No labels, completely handmade with a lot of the finer stitchwork done in hand. All edges bias bound.
The dress is not labeled with a size but fits approx like a XS-S. For your best fit please refer to the measurements.
Fit on model: as shown
Hip: 36" to approx 40" max
Shoulder to underbust: 13"
Shoulder to natural waist: 15"
Sleeve from underarm to cuff: 19"
Length: 46" (will fit a little bit shorter when worn as it stretches on the width)
-Slight underarm discolouration, but this is a bit less noticeable in real life than in the photos where the bright lights really reflects it. A small cluster of slight marks to the bodice, also shown.
-Some fraying wear to the corners of the belt buckle.
-Has been rehemmed I think, hem is rolled and machine sewn.
-Some slight seam straining, specially to the tight fitting cuffs.
-Some light signs of wear expected of an antique dress.