Stunning 1950s black wiggle dress with wide silk satin waistband and back bow. Fold over style collar closes with two hook & loop closures and three snaps. Bracelet length sleeves. Waistband in beautiful two~tone complimentary shades of pale mauve and rich bronze. Bow is permanently stitched on left of zipper with two snaps to right of zipper. 20" center back metal zipper. 6" center back kick pleat. Lined in black rayon. From Boston landmark C. Crawford Hollidge "a women's clothing store with an eye for style and well known customer service."
LABEL: C. CRAWFORD HOLLIDGE~BOSTON/WELLESLEY
ON LABEL: unmarked
FITS LIKE A MODERN: 8/10 (Garment was pinned to fit dress form for photos)
SHOULDER TO WAIST: 16"
DRESS LENGTH: 42"
SLEEVE LENGTH: 17"
SHOULDER/BACK WIDTH: @ 17"
WAIST TO HEMLINE: 25"
FABRIC: No tag. Lightweight wool that has a bit of give to it.
CONDITION: Excellent. Freshly dry cleaned and ready to wear. There is a 2" separation of fabric on the underside of the collar at the seam which you can view HERE . Not visible when worn.