1940's Red Lillies Floral Print Silk Sheer Illusion Applique Draped Swag Gown

$1,000.00USD

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1940's Red Lillies Floral Print Silk Sheer Illusion Applique Draped Swag Gown

$1,000.00 USD

ID: 0701183

Size: medium

Condition: Excellent

An amazing and highly stylized 1940's floral mid-weight silk gown by the "Marberl of California" designer label. The print alone is a masterpiece; watercolor large-scale red lilies. The bodice has a seductive low-cut plunge sheer illusion net combined with appliqué handwork. A matching fabric-covered belt gives the perfect hourglass nipped waist silhouette. My favorite part is the unique asymmetric draped side-swag which adds so much depth and texture. You do not easily find this level of workmanship on garments today and this beauty is a timeless classic.

Measurements
Bust: 35-36 inches
Waist: 28 inches
Hips: up to 40 inches
Total Length: 58 inches

This vintage Marberl of California designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or discoloration. Only sign of age is a few minor pin-holes to the illusion net which are not noticeable when worn. Perfectly working side metal-zipper. This garment is over 50 years old and is truly breathtaking.