Dramatic vintage 1950s Robert Dorland beaded black lace and net strapless ballgown

Dramatic vintage 1950s Robert Dorland beaded black lace and net strapless ballgown

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Regular price $149.00 Sale

Sublime vintage 1950s strapless ballgown by Robert Dorland, in black beaded and sequinned net and lace.

Shelf bust with pleated net layers, and black floral lace ribcage/skirt, beaded and sequinned top layer. Fitted seamed waist, with black mesh net lower skirt with four tiered frill to hem!

Metal zip fastening to the side, with boning inside bodice for shape. Fully lined with black acetate fabric, with an extra thick black cotton petticoat for a fabulously full skirt. Labelled Robert Dorland model.

  • best fit approx a modern UK 10
  • measures 39" long
  • top of bodice at bust to waist at front 10"
  • 36" bust
  • 28" waist
  • free size hips

In great vintage shape over all - the dress has had a discreet extra lace panel put in at the side where the zip is (see second-to-last photo). No obvious flaws.

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