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1950s evening dress

#7066 $750   Sold

Mary Sachs beaded evening dress, 1950s

The Mary Sachs stores in Harrisburg and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, were known for their fine women's clothing. In the 1950s the stores attracted local fashionistas looking for the latest Paris trends.

This dramatic evening dress is an exemplar the upscale Mary Sachs style, which celebrated the unabashed femininity of 1950s party dresses. The tightly fitted waistline will show off your curves; while the elaborate beading on the bodice will make you the center of attention!

Made from substantial-weight pale blue satin, the lovely evening dress is both sexy and ladylike. The scintillating emerald green beading is framed by the obi-style cummerbund and the matching satin shawl.

The neckline is cut low, almost to the waist in back. The skirt closes with a metal zipper. The full skirt is shaped with deep box pleats.

The obi-style sash confers on the gown an exotic charm and elegant formality—perfect for a gracious hostess.

The condition is almost excellent. The dress just shows gentle wear.

It measures: 40" bust, 30" waist, full skirt, and 53" from shoulder to hem.
The shawl is 24" wide by 96" long.

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