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1930s Beaded Black Velvet Evening Dress with NRA Label
$168.00 - SOLD
Keeping with the style of the era, this 30s evening gown has more detailing in the back than the front. Lightweight, dark black silk velvet. Classic 30s silhouette with a loose bust, high peaked waist, and bias cut skirt. The sleeves are long and billowy. The neckline is highlighted with silver beading that double loops in the back around a keyhole opening. Side snaps.
NOTE: Several photos were lightened to show details; the dress is a very dark black.
Label: NRA (National Recovery Act) Blue Eagle label
Fabric: Silk velvet
Circa: 1930s (1933 - 1935)
BEST FITS: L (see measurements)
CONDITION: Overall very good. The dress shows normal wear. There are two pinholes on the shoulder that appear to have been caused by a brooch and can be hidden by one. There is some crushing to the velvet in areas (mostly under the arms) and there are a few pinholes at the hem. As with all vintage of this age, this dress should be worn with care. Priced accordingly; sold AS IS
Bust: up to 38"
Waist: up to 32"
Hips: up to 52" / bias cut
FIT NOTE: Because of the fitted, darted waist construction, your waist measurement will need to be slightly smaller than that of the dress. A fit that is too tight will create seam stress.
Dry clean only. Contact us if you need more detailed care instructions.
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