Original Vintage: Special Occasion Gown
Dating from: early 1970s
Label: Frank Usher London made in England
Side seam to side seam across bust 37 ½” (95 cm)
Waist 30” (76 cm)
Length 42" (107 cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 12-14
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Fabric: Cotton mix velvet, polyester lining and brushed back brocade satin in rich turquoise tones.
Style: deep scoop neckline with lingerie straps inside shoulder seam to keep the neck line in place. The velvet bodice is edged in a delicate plaited corded trim. The brocade skirt is gathered on to the waistline which is covered with a plain petersham ribbon.
Features: The sleeves are medieval in style; each velvet sleeve has been cut into 4 panels and 4 shaped and gathered pieces of brocade has been inserted with a 6” deep cuff with 6 round covered buttons and rouleau loops
Closure: nylon zip with hooks at top
Ideal to wear for: this striking gown is for a special occasion
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore we have listed our items into three Conditions:
- Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
1970s Frank Usher Gown
Commercial dry clean only