Vintage 1950s Dress Light Red Strapless Prom Dress Bouffant Mermaid Rusched Nylon Sweetheart Neckline Rockabilly Formal S chest 36


Breathtaking 1950s / early 60s formal dress, purchased in Australia. SIZE S, chest to 36 inches. In overall good condition with some light surface dirt - could use a dry cleaning. Strapless gown made of semisheer light red nylon, fitted sweetheart bodice flares out into full skirt. Rusching all the way down. Bottom layer of drapey light red satiny acetate fabric, large sheer nylon ruffle around bottom. Skirt is reinforced with a stiff white muslin fabric. Zips up side with a metal zipper. Has 2 small buttons where it seems a neck strap could be attached. Fabric tag reads 'Youthcraft'. ***Photos taken with flash***
Chest up to 36 inches
Waist up to 25 inches
Hips to 40 inches
Length from top of shoulder to bottom 36.5 inches

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