Vintage 1940s Gold Soutache Embellished Black Rayon Crepe Evening Dress, Old Hollywood Vamp, 38 Bust 28 Waist

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Show off your assets with this slinky black soutache embellished show-stopper. This 1940s satin-back rayon crepe evening dress will give you the Brazilian butt lift of your dreams with its back gathering and floor length pleat. The bronzed gold braided soutache with ruby and emerald jewels will have you shining bright from any spot in the room. Styled with a form fitting silhouette with a high side collar V neckline, keyhole back opening and sexy draped gathers that will hug your hips and buttocks. She closes with 10 snaps up the left side seam and a hook/loop at nape. Thinnest fanned shoulder material at inner seam ans sleeve hems have 2 snap closures. You'll need to be able to pull her on over your head.

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Content: Satin-back rayon crepe, soutache braid covered in metallic gold bullion, prong-set red and green jewels

*Best Fit: Small
Bust: 37-38"
Waist: 27-28"
Hip: 33" flat absolute max of 37"
Length: approx. 64 1/2"
Shoulder Width: 16 3/4"
Sleeve Length: 25"

*Best for broad shoulders, long torso and long legs. If short torso, the bodice may drape a bit. Shown on dress form with 37" bust and 27" waist and I struggled to get all the snaps closed on the left side across the hip/buttock of dress form. I have 37" hips and the dress was fitted at my hip/buttock area not too strained. Your hips need to be 37" around or less.

Condition: Good! / I have NOT cleaned.
Some small 'white' spots / stains near hem with a few snags and minor holes. Minor white slash at upper right bodice.
Weakening to fabric just below V neck.
Thick cotton canvas material inserted into collar to retain shape - can be removed as it's not stitched down.
White stain to interior collar - cannot see on outside.

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