🌙 Vintage 1940s black crepe dress with white beaded crescent shapes
🌙 Unique hand-beaded white crescents accent the right side chest and left hip — they make for teeny, though not incredibly useful, pockets
🌙 Luxurious, flowing front skirt panel gathers into a long, flowing hip swag on the left hip
🌙 Fastens with metal zippers on the side and nape of the neck
🌙 No label
Bust: 40” (dolman sleeve)
Waist: 31” (32” tight)
Shoulder to waist: 17.5”
Waist to hem: 29” (2” of hem to let down)
Very good vintage condition.
All the beads seem to be sturdy and on the dress well—the top crescent looks to have all its beads. The hip crescent appears to have about 97% of them—it looks like two short rows on the bottom side are missing but that’s upon really close inspection.
Very slight and subtle color lightening along the side zipper placket.
The back waist darts were let out by a previous owner, though that’s not apparent.
Repaired a loose seam and steamed it for you. Ready to wear.