1940's Marion McCoy Under-The Sea Novelty Embroidered Linen Dress


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1940's Marion McCoy Under-The Sea Novelty Embroidered Linen Dress

$550.00 USD

ID: 0610182

Size: medium

Condition: Excellent


An exceptional and breathtaking 1940's novelty under-the-sea sundress by the talented designer, Marion McCoy. The fabric itself is a masterpiece; gorgeous mid-weight ivory linen with colorful sealife embroidery and jeweled beadwork. The applique work is actual 3-dimensional shells. There are also prong-set rhinestones so you get a hint of sparkle everytime you move. How adorable is that seahorse and baby crab? The reddish orange woven cotton bodice has a chic criss-cross plunge design with bow-tie accented ruched cap sleeves. My favorite part is the sash waist sweeping circle-skirt! For every woman, novelty dresses are a fashion must-have. It's a style for all ages, simply because it exudes an undeniably youthful flair, and yet remains incredibly timeless. An extraordinary piece of wearable art!
Bust: 36-37 inches
Waist: 28 inches
Hips: Free Sweep
Total Length: 48 inches
This 1940's Marion McCoy designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working side-zipper. Only sign of age is extremely minor fade by the top shoulder seams. This garment is over 60 years old and is truly stunning.