This is such a lovely and special dress. An early 1970s royal purple velvet skirt minidress with a floral lurex brocade long-sleeved bodice. The lurex pattern is in both silver and gold. The sleeve head is gathered and the ends are pointed. It has a mock neck collar and an inverted basque waistline. The skirt is gathered at waist. Chain-stitch bra strap holders. Centre-back plastic zipper to close.
COLOUR: Purple, silver, gold.
MATERIAL: Velvet, lurex, acetate lining.
LABEL: Elle Inc. Originals. Jean Pierce, Toronto.
✂--- Allow for some ease.
Bust: 36 in. (91.5 cm)
Waist: 29 in. (73.5 cm)
Hip: 44" (112cm)
Length from shoulder to hem: 32.5" (82.5cm)
Sleeve: 24" (61cm)
CONDITION: A stain visible on the front of the skirt, below the waist. Some fraying of the metallic fabric at the back neck. Neck facing is loose on the back where it is should be sewn next to the zip.
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