Late 1940s/early 1950s vintage black lace cocktail dress with matching slip
Sultry, chic and timeless vintage evening/cocktail dress from the late 1940s/early 1950s by The Linzi Line, in classic black.
The top layer is made of two layers, a fine black net under a floral lace. The sleeves have ruched sections to the backs of the forearms, and diamond shaped gussets to the armpits. Cross-over bust with underbust seam, tapered in waist and flared panelled skirt. Metal zip to the side seam.
The matching strapless petticoat slip is in black acetate fabric with sweetheart bust, boning to the bust and back, flared skirt and metal zip to the side. Labelled 'The Linzi Line, made in England' inside the petticoat under the zip.
best fit a modern UK 14
petticoat slip measures 38" long from top of bust to hem
40" max bust
dress fits over the top and measures approx 47" long shoulder to hem
free size hips
Superb vintage condition, no obvious flaws and an ultra-elegant dress.