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Manufacturer: Custom Made, no label, probably made in USA
THIS IS A RARE AND DRAMATIC VINTAGE 1930'S MAGENTA TAFFETA FLOOR LENGTH EVENING GOWN. JUST THE KIND OF DRESS GINGER ROGERS DANCED IN. UNUSUAL WIDE FLAP ON THE FRONT SHOULDER AREA. NORMAL SLEEVELESS BACK. ACCENTED WITH BANDS OF TRAPUNTO CORDING ON THE BODICE AND ON THE FULL SKIRT. CLICK TO SEE EXTRA PHOTOS FOR DETAILS.

NORMALLY EVERYTHING WE OFFER FOR SALE IS IN EXCELLENT TO VERY GOOD CONDITION, BUT BECAUSE THIS IS SUCH A RARE AND UNUSUAL DRESS FROM A PERIOD THAT IS HARD TO FIND, I AM LISTING IT DESPITE ITS LESS THAN IDEAL CONDITION. I TRULY HAD NOT DISCOVERED THE FLAWS UNTIL I INSPECTED THIS EVENING GOWN IN SUNLIGHT. STILL IT COULD DEFINITELY BE WORN AND ENJOYED BY SOMEONE WHO UNDERSTANDS VINTAGE FASHION, AND ITS WEARER WOULD BE ADMIRED BY ALL WHO SAW HER IN IT.

THE PRICE HAS NOW BEEN REDUCED BECAUSE THERE IS SOME SPOTTING ON THE FRONT SHOULDER WINGSS--BARELY VISIBLE WHEN WORN, BUT MORE OBVIOUS ON THE INNER SIDE. THERE IS A NARROW STREAK IN THE FRONT ABDOMEN AREA, BUT THE COLOR IS CLOSE TO THE DRESS COLOR AND NOT ALL THAT OBVIOUS. THERE ARE A FEW OTHER MINOR SPOTS, AND A COUPLE OF SNAPS NEED TACKED DOWN. STILL THIS EVENING DRESS FROM THE 1930'S IS A REAL STUNNER! IT IS ONE OF A KIND AND THE HEIGHT OF FASHION!

APPROXIMATELY FOR A SIZE 8, BUT TALL. WOULD MAKE A SENSATIONAL UNIQUE PROM DRESS FOR THE YOUNG WOMAN WHO DOES NOT WANT TO LOOK LIKE EVERYONE ELSE.

IT IS HARD TO MEASURE DRESSES THAT ARE CUT ON THE BIAS, AS THIS ONE IS, BUT HERE GOES:
BUST: 34 - 36 INCHES
WAIST AREA (NO DEFINED WAISTLINE): 28 -30 INCHES
HIP AREA: 36 TO MAYBE 38 INCHES
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS JUST LET ME KNOW.

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