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Vintage c1960 Heavily Embellished Evening Gown

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $200 - $400

Buyer's premium: 18%

Vintage c1960 Heavily Embellished Evening Gown features a long sleeve black velvet bodice with a scoop neckline, a pink velvet ribbon waistband with double looped bows accented with a large artificial pink rose. As well as a full length skirt in a glittering chocolate brown and metallic gold satin floral brocade heavily embellished in a mix of sequins (coral, red, green, and gold), glass beads (yellow seed beads, gold bugle beads), plastic beads(metallic gold faceted balls in a medium and large size), and prong set faceted glass rhinestones/gems ( red, green, and pale yellow). The inner hemline is reinforced with a wide stiff braid for support. Laying flat the dress measures: shoulders 19.5”, bust 18.5”, waist 14”, sleeves 24”, length 50”. The gown is in good/fair condition with the rose and bow waistband losing their shape, oxidation to the silver lined bugle beads, several areas of bead loss and loose threads, and random areas of fading to the brown satin brocade. Please see the photos. If you have any doubt, please ask questions! We will provide extra pictures, or can schedule an in person or video conference preview at your convenience. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $20 is a domestic shipping estimate for first lot and includes insurance. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Each additional lot we can pack in the same box is $5 each. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or for an International Shipping Quote BEFORE the auction.