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1930s Bias Cut Burgundy Silk Velvet

1930s Bias Cut Burgundy Silk Velvet

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Regular price $1,500 AUD
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ITEM DETAILS

This original 1930s gown features butterfly sleeves and keyhole back detail, with glass bead embellishments at the neckline and back. Crafted from the finest silk velvet for a supple, soft feel with beautiful drape and shine. Bias cut for an elegant, form-fitting silhouette, and completed with snap closures across shoulders and side. A rare piece in fabulous condition.

MEASUREMENTS

Shoulders: 14" across
Bust: 34–38"
Waist: 28–30"
Length: 57"

Recommended fit: XS-M
Modelled on size AU 6 / US 2

MATERIALS

Silk Velvet

CONDITION

Excellent vintage condition. Silk velvet presents beautifully. All beading intact.

Size Chart

Please refer to our size guide and conversion chart below to determine the perfect fit. We recommend allowing 1” wiggle room in garments from 1930s and earlier, based on closure styles.

Fit AU UK US Bust (in) Waist (in) Hips (in)
XS 6 6 2 32–34" 22–24" 32–34"
S 8 8 4 34-36" 24–26" 34–36"
M 10 10 6 36–38" 26–28" 36–38"
L 12 12 8 38–40" 28–30" 38–40"

 As vintage sizing usually varies from item to item, actual measurements can be the most accurate way to determine sizing & fit. We hand measure all our garments. Measurements are taken in inches, with the garment laying flat and then doubled where appropriate for correct sizing (i.e. for waist & bust).

For best fit, we recommend checking measurements of your best fitting garment or your own body. Please get in touch if you have any enquiries regarding measurements or fit.

 

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