Original Vintage: Special Occasion
Dating from: 1950’s
Label: Peter Barron, London
Measurements: Bust 34” Waist 26 ” Hips 39”
Length from top of zip to waist 11” from waist to hem 23”
From under arm to waist 7” arm hole circumference 14”
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 10
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: Silk printed with roses which has been backed onto a polyester lining fabric
Style: Classic 1950’s Pencil dress
Features: Boat neck line, bodice is fitted with featured cross over seam ending in a fixed bow at the piped waist line. The sleeve line is extended from the bodice with a small gusset for movement. The skirt is attached to the bodice with 2 knife pleats to the front and two seams to the back, where there is a faux kick pleat which is a 6 inch opening at the back seam from the hem with a panel behind to allow for movement.
Closure: Nylon zip with hook at top
Ideal to wear for: Special Occasion
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: NB.there is a small repair to the back hem which is not noticeable
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:
- Mint Vintage Condition: Means the item although Vintage is unworn and good as the day it was made.
- Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
- Flawed Vintage Condition: Means the item is wearable but does have some repair, mark or damage. The flaws will be described.
1950's Green Silk Cocktail Dress
No care label in garment as it is pre 1966
We would sugest dry cleaning or a gentle hand wash and cool iron on reverse when still damp.