1960's Mr. Blackwell Ivory Silk and Ostrich-Feather Sleeveless Mod Dress

$800.00USD

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1960's Mr. Blackwell Ivory Silk and Ostrich-Feather Sleeveless Mod Dress

$800.00 USD

ID: 0508183

Size: small

Condition: Excellent

Exquisite 1960's ivory-creme textured silk cocktail from the famous Mr. Blackwell custom label. To this chic show-stopper, he adds rows of genuine ostrich feathers which add so much depth and texture. The sleeveless bodice has hidden side snaps with a peak at the vibrant fuchsia satin lining! The figure flattering a-line silhouette is cut to skim over your curves. The New York Times in 1963 quoted a buyer from San Antonio as saying, "When Mr. Blackwell designs a dress, he keeps in mind how a woman wants to look across a table." That statement is very true when one looks at this stunning beauty. A timeless garment that is perfect for any modern event.

Measurements
Bust: 33-34 inches
Waist: 27 inches
Hips: 39 inches
Total Length: 37 inches

This Mr. Blackwell custom designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips, holes or missing feathers. Perfectly working hidden metal snaps. Only sign of wear is minor yellowing to the ivory silk which is inherit with age. This unforgettable garment is over 40 years old and is truly stunning.