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SOLD || 1930s Forest Green Bias Cut Velvet with Beaded Slit Sleeves Gown | x-small/small

$148.00 USD
D E T A I L S
• 1930s gown
• hourglass, curve-hugging shape
• forest green silk velvet
• skirt is cut on the bias
• high scoop neckline with buttoned keyhole in back
• long mutton sleeves with vertical slit going down the outer arm
• tight fitting wrists adorned with two bands of silvery glass beads + large ruby rhinestones; metal snap closure on wrists
• gathered under-bust in an upside-down u-shape
• upside-down v-shaped seam at center bodice on back
• maxi length with gathered smocking on center front, about at shin level
• pullover fit with no closures other than the button at back of neckline + snaps on wrists
• unlined
• label: no tag present

M E A S U R E M E N T S
fits like a: x-small | small
shoulders: undefined
bust: about 32/33"
under-bust: about 25-32"
waist: about 26-28" (fabric has "give" due to bias-cut of up to 33" to pull on over your bust)
hips: about 32-38"
length: about 57" (when hanging; will shorten depending on your body measurements due to nature of bias-cut design)
sleeve length: about 24" (along inseam)
wrist width: 7" (at hem)

C O N D I T I O N
Fair vintage condition. Ready to wear with care as there is life left in this beauty, or it may be used for study/pattern making. The smocked gathering above the hem at center front was added to hide a large tear there. A couple horizontal crease lines (crushed velvet pile) at back of waistline, which did not steam out. A small-to-medium-sized area on back of the skirt which is discolored in a slightly apple green / yellow hue. Missing beading and rhinestones on the wrists. The sleeve slits had a horizontal tear each toward the base of the slit, about 1-2" long, but these have been mended and aren't really noticeable. Short tears along the top shoulder seam at the neckline have been mended and aren't noticeable when worn.